For Your Consideration

As you may have noticed, blog posts just aren't happening this week (or last week). So *cue the optimism* here's a few things to watch and read instead! First: How to Write a Blog Post in 70 Minutes or Less. Now I don't think it's always possible to crank out a blog post in an hour … Continue reading For Your Consideration

Self-Publishing Part 4: Covers and Other Nightmares

Welcome to the latest installment of my magnificent series- not to be too pretentious. In case you need to get caught up: Part 1: Pros and Cons Part 2: Options Part 3: Step-by-Step It has come at last- the time to make covers. Ellyana asks about my cover for Alen's War: Where do you find the picture of the … Continue reading Self-Publishing Part 4: Covers and Other Nightmares

Self-Publishing Part 2: Which Way to Go?

Hail and welcome to the second installment of the self-publishing Q&A series! Read Week 1's post if you haven't already. This week we are talking about that most formidable of challenges- deciding how exactly you will deliver books to readers once you've turned down traditional publishing (or vice versa). Indie writer Ellyana asks: Through talking with you … Continue reading Self-Publishing Part 2: Which Way to Go?

Self-Publishing Part 1: Pros and Cons

Greta has a few questions that might shed some light on what self-publishing really is. Her first one is apt: Where do I start? Here, I hope! In the next month or so, I hope to offer people an actual teen writer's experience, which may not be as thorough as a professional publisher or more experienced … Continue reading Self-Publishing Part 1: Pros and Cons