In the March/April 2009 issue of the Writer’s Chronicle, Renée Olander interviews poet Baron Wormser, who says of writing programs, “[w]hat a writing program shows you is what’s involved with trying to be a good writer. I don’t think that’s the same thing as pumping out writers. Writing is a […]
Here’s a forum for writers and readers alike. The New Bard Press offers a place for writers to post their poems, stories, and essays, and for readers to read those works of art and offer comments. It’s a low-key version of Zoetrope, but without the review requirements. Malcolm Sterling, the […]
While this might not work for everyone, apparently a few authors are finding that giving away free podiobooks and/or e-books can generate sales for the print versions of their books. Check on this post on Writer’s Blog about Scott Sigler’s success so far. According to Sigler’s blog: “Scott is the […]
A website after my own heart? I could spend hours on Ebook Crossroads without exhausting all the information that it has to offer. The site claims to be the “One-stop Resource for eBook Writing and Publishing,” and it may well be given the list of reviews, products, and general info […]
Writer’s Blog just announced that a self-published author had made it to the shortlist for the PEN/Ackerley prize for memoir and autobiography. Read all about it here.
So maybe I’m psychic. This morning in my Google Reader, I found a post from The Writer’s Helper describing the Self Publisher’s Place (click here to read the post). Of course I had to jump over and check out the website (Self Publishers Place). It’s a fledging site with the […]
I’ve been following the print-on-demand (or self-publishing) issue for several years, watching as self-publishing has become (more) legitimized, and always with a bit of amusement given that some of the most revered authors in literature were self-published (ex: Virginia Woolf and Walt Whitman). What troubles me is that the “jury” […]
Richard White, A. C. Crispin, and Victoria Strauss provide crucial marketing and industry information for writers on their blog, http://accrispin.blogspot.com/. In their own words: “Writer Beware, a publishing industry watchdog group sponsored by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, shines a light into the dark corners of the […]