Live Chat With J Carson Black

A quick round-up today, then it’s back to getting Let’s Get Digital: How To (And Why You Should) Self-Publish ready for upload. If I get it up on Sunday or Monday, it should be live on Wednesday or Thursday. As soon as it goes live on Amazon, the free PDF version will go live, right here. If you want to read a copy a few days ahead of anyone else, I have 10 0 left to give away. All I ask in return is that you read it quickly and try and post a review on Amazon on release day (or as soon as possible after). If you are interested, please leave a note in the comments (or email me at david dot Read More…

A Journey of a Million Steps – Guest Post by Margo Lerwill, Author of "Dis"

Today we have an extra-special guest post from blogger extraordinaire Margo Lerwill – one of the brains behind Wicked & Tricksy, and author of the feisty, Norse-themed urban fantasy short Dis. While she’s here, I’ll be over there. Take it away Margo… *** All writers, regardless of genre, fiction or non-fiction, planning for self-publication or seeking a traditional contract, will smack up against the same questions sooner or later: Am I ready? There are a lot of answers out there, a lot of opinions on how to gauge where we are in our development as writers or where our manuscripts are on the readiness scale.  One popular rule of thumb is the 10,000 hour rule that says it takes about Read More…