Fifty things I've learned about the literary life →
10. Everyone is writing a book. A few will publish it; but most of them will not be satisfied. 11. This is a golden age of reading. 12. Amazon is not “evil” (J Daunt). 13. The “overnight success” is usually anything but. (by Robert McCrum)
Books fall open, you fall in. When you climb out again, you’re a bit larger than...– Gregory Maguire (via waiting-on-the-bookshelf)
Writer's Relief Blog: "Three Ways To Promote Your... →
writersrelief: Authors of novels, memoirs, and collections (poems, stories, or essays) know that much of the responsibility of promoting their books falls squarely on their shoulders. Publishing houses offer marketing help, but many successful writers contribute to the effort. At Writer’s Relief, our clients often ask for tips on getting the word out when their work is published. Some...
Being an author is having angels whisper in your ear — and devils, too.– Graycie Harmon (via planb-becomeapirate)