Writing Fiction: An “Essentials” Checklist For Your Novel

Are you wondering about writing fiction? If you’re a professional writer, fiction makes a wonderful side hustle. Who knows? You may write a bestseller. On the other hand… Recently I chatted with a couple of writing colleagues who’d tried fiction and gave it up as a pain in the you-know-what. One said: “I’d rather binge-watch Netflix than write another novel. … Read more

Kindle Publishing: Is It Too Late To Get Started?

Are you intrigued by the thought of Kindle publishing? If you’re a new author, you may be thinking that self-publishing is “vanity publishing” (it’s not) or is somehow of lesser value than “real” (traditional) publishing. (It’s most definitely not.) Over the past few weeks several readers have asked whether it’s too late to get into Kindle publishing and how to … Read more