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My response to an article entitled, "Why People Hate Self-Published Authors."
When I read this post, entitled Why People Hate Self-Published Authors, by one Thomas Scott McKenzie, it immediately rubbed me the wrong way. I wrote an initial lengthy, vitriolic response filled wit...
by Justin C. Key • 4 comments
I've already written too many books...
What month is it? National novel writing month, of course! A month where aspiring writers are to put aside all the excuses, procrastination, and anything else that stands between them and their word c...
Should You Consider Self-Publishing? Part 2: Hard Work and Hard Lessons from a Self-Published Author
by Holly Jennings • 7 comments
A self-publishing success story!
If you consider going the self-publishing route, do your research and find out what has worked for different people. (There are a plethora of options I will discuss in a later post. Lulu.com is not n...
by Justin C. Key • 12 comments
To be a writer, is that the only thing you can/must do?
Writing is a time consuming hobby/job/career/lifestyle. It doesn’t just take up your hours when you’re sitting in front of your computer, banging away at the story that’s going to change your life one...
An etymological examination of the word "publish." And other more interesting stuff.
What do Margaret Atwood, Mark Twain, Edgar Alan Poe, and Beatrix Potter all have in common? They all have the middle name “Bruce.” I kid. In fact, they are all authors who at one time or ano...
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