Posts Tagged ‘self-publishing’

Speed Anxiety

April 9th, 2011 11 comments

I am not a fast writer. It can takes me weeks, if not months to finish even a 10,000 word story. My plan of writing on the train and Saturday mornings has certainly got me writing again, but it has not got me churning out the hits. I am anxious. I wonder if such slow progress is even worth it. Read more…

Zarf and the Amazing Response!

November 26th, 2010 No comments

I’m aware that for anyone who is interested in interactive fiction, this is already old news. But, it is ongoing, so I’d like to help keep it out there. For those who don’t know, Andrew Plotkin has taken the plunge and decided to make writing IF his full-time job! But, more than that, he has so far raised over $26,000 to do it! Read more…

What’s the plan for your story?

October 10th, 2009 No comments

I’ve written before about how it’s important to have a plan for your writing. Since then my overrall plan has gone by the wayside, so I may have to review my policy on that. But today I want to talk about plans for each thing you write.
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13 websites for writers

August 6th, 2009 No comments

I thought it was about time I shared some links on other writing sites. At some point I will do a top ten list for writers, but for now, this is what I have. Read more…

Converting to script 1 – Just Like Starting Over

April 28th, 2009 Comments off
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Ok, I wrote a book last year “Just Like Starting Over”. I had this <a title="Self Publishing: A Good

Idea?” href=””>self published through Lulu??? see my other article for thoughts on that. Though this was a good way to create a buzz about the book, the actual selling of the book wasn???t at blockbuster Harry Potter levels or anything. Not that I expected that. However, looking back on the book and one thing became clear. It did not have to die with this publication and using all the skills I have I could easily create a film from the material. Read more…

Self Publishing: A Good Idea?

March 19th, 2009 Comments off

Writing comes with a Catch-22… no, not the book, though it is well recommended. As you may be aware there are lots of writers in this world (look in the library, lots of books, lots of writers wrote those books). Now, once you’ve written your book

or script or story or whatever, you think ‘right, I’ll just send this to (insert random publisher here)’. You think they will go ‘Perfect, get David on the phone we have a cheque for him.’ Read more…