A New Model for Books of Short Stories

Readers will recall that I’ve been promising a new book of short stories for a while now. Well, in truth, I’ve not only been working on it, I’ve been struggling with it. My plan from the beginning has been to write short stories sometimes, then to occasionally collect them into books. Now, though, I haveContinue reading “A New Model for Books of Short Stories”

Embracing Radical Simplicity

Sometimes simplicity is complicated. For a long time, I’ve been trying to simplify my affairs, including my writing process. Somewhere along the way, it seemed that the simplest route for my writing was for me to do all the things I could, which meant the writing of course, and also creating covers, creating the ebooks,Continue reading “Embracing Radical Simplicity”

Record Company Accounting Coming To Publishing

Bestselling author Dean Wesley Smith has raised an interesting warning about how agents might be turning on authors and bring to publishing the kind of record company accounting that has long been the bane of musicians. His advice for avoiding this minefield: Do it yourself. Yes, you might have to learn a few new things,Continue reading “Record Company Accounting Coming To Publishing”