OH NO! My novel is loose in the universe. Well, I did it. I launched my debut novel in October of 2018. Softly…slowly and with little fanfare.
Today we welcome a returning guest writer to Writer’s Fun Zone, Kelley Way, who is stopping by to chat with us about “Understanding Publishing Contracts: The Grant of Rights Clause.” Enjoy!
Today we welcome a new guest writer to Writer’s Fun Zone, Hiten Vyas, who is stopping by to chat with us about “7 Top Providers of Writing Classes in San Francisco.” Enjoy!
Let’s welcome back monthly columnist Catharine Bramkamp as she shares with us “Selling Out for the Holidays!” Enjoy!
A few months ago I decided on an exercise challenge. After two years of bi-weekly handstand classes I still could not balance on my own in the center of the room. After asking experts I was told, “you need to practice every single day no matter what, for a minimum of two minutes a day. If you do this, in six months to a year you’ll have your handstands.”
Sometimes writing is like being in a trance. How else can it be explained? When people have experiences, like taking the kids to the zoo for the first time or falling in love; we remember them. We may even remember what our lover was wearing the first time we laid eyes on him or her.
It’s been a long standing tradition that writing contests are not only good for finding those story jewels ready to be published, but they serve as a great platform for feedback even if the author doesn’t win the contest.
My friends and associates will always start a conversation with me something like this, “So how’s your writing coming?” or my fav, “When are you gonna publish your next book?”
Start here with resources culled from my email inbox just today:
~~ Jen Sincero’s anything! Her newsletter, her courses, her complimentary teleseminar today: http://writeyourdamnbook.com/freecalloct5.html ~~ Maria Schneider’s blog. Check out today’s post: Giving Yourself Permission, about her optimism about the book publishing industry