Read an ebook week this week!

Check out this site for freebies and encouragement to try the format, if you haven't already. As for me, I shall be lodged deeply in "On Becoming a Novelist" by John Gardner. Best thing is that Smashwords will have a full listing of books whose authors are sharing them for the week, often at deep…

Indie publishing from the owner of Smashwords

http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/digital/content-and-e-books/article/61116-hugh-howey-and-the-indie-author-revolt.html Interesting article in Publisher's Weekly about the ongoing increase in indie publishing. Key points: - professional editor - professional cover design and key to all: - great story!

Infographic: 4 Key Book Publishing Paths

Infographic: 4 Key Book Publishing Paths. Excellent post by Jane Friedman. Writers should subscribe.

Speaking of e-publishing…

Way back when I started in this biz, all the magazines kept saying to read read read in their area before you decided to write anything. So I read read read mysteries and thrillers and literary novels and short stories. I still do that now, sometimes, it may be said, to the detriment of my…