Book Launch Parties are the Best – Here’s Why

After my off-the-cuff Friday post being nostaligic about old friends, I got to have a party with current friends. Laura, my editor and closest friend, threw me a book launch party. It was completely unexpected and an immensely fun - I even got a cake with Strange Cosmology’s cover on it. Look at it! And …

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Never, Ever, Pay Someone to Publish Your Book

There are a lot of traps and pitfalls in the self-publishing world. Poor covers. Bad editing. Publishing first drafts as final products. Most of those mistakes are made due to inexperience and are learning experiences that don’t really hurt the author that makes them. Books that fall prey to these traps generally don’t get any …

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Pasta Sauce and Books: Should you Write to Market?

The other night, I was talking to a few other authors in a discord channel we share. Someone linked this reddit post titled “How to make money ePublishing (without a bestseller)”. It had some really good advice in it, but that wasn’t what we talked about - we talked about one particular piece of advice …

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The Writer’s Guide to Never Finishing a Project

Welcome back! If you were here last week, you have already read my foolproof guide to letting your authorial ambitions completely wreck your finances. Excellent! You are now on the path to burning away all of your money and finding yourself broke and destitute. Today, we focus on advice for “being an author”, as opposed …

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