I love my readers.
Not because they buy my books. I like that.
I love my readers because they ask interesting questions. I read your emails, sit back and give an audible hmmmm
. Your questions challenge me to take… Read the rest “Answering Questions About Copyright”
Suppose you are about to submit a query and sample chapters to an agent. A pop-up window appears requiring you to agree to a bunch of legalese including the following:
I will not assert against Agent any claim based upon
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Long before I wrote the Legal Handbook,
I wrote tons of fiction. I have short stories, screenplays, children’s books, and half-finished novels stuffed into drawers, both real and virtual.
Since my day job is practicing law (a 95% left-brain activity),… Read the rest “Using Fiction Techniques For Writing Nonfiction”
Now through July 7, 2014, I will be running a giveaway on Goodreads
. Please sign up. The copies will be signed by yours truly!
… Read the rest “Goodreads Giveaway: Enter to Win One of Ten Free Copies”
Congratulations. You have written a book. You have tackled the challenges of voice, pacing, and structure. More kudos to you if you are self-publishing. You are ready to grapple with copyediting, layout, cover art, and ePub.
As a self-publisher, you… Read the rest “Guide to the Legal Issues of Self-Publishing”