Reading · Writing

Saturday Summation – 08 September 2012

Here are some of my most interesting blog and news reads of the week. Writing Stuff: There are writing tips and advice everywhere. For newer writers, it can be stifling. So many rules, shoulds, and should nots. Laura Tobias and her writing group team on Pen Warriors has a post titled, “Advice That Resonates”, and… Continue reading Saturday Summation – 08 September 2012

Teaching · Writing

Saturday Summation – 01 September 2012

Here are some of my most interesting blog and news reads of the week. Writing Stuff: Biggest controversy of the week? Authors buying book reviews for their books. One of the biggie self e-publishing authors, John Locke, is at the forefront of this story, although he is far from being alone in it. Porter Anderson… Continue reading Saturday Summation – 01 September 2012

Reading · Writing

Why I Look at Self e-Publishing as the End of the Line

Last August, I read an article in The Guardian stating that the decline of print books to ebooks was not near as high as the media (read: “Important Bloggers” and “Indignant Indie Authors”) indicated. That in fact, print book sales continued to be as strong as they had been. Have ebooks sales increased? Absolutely. Ebook… Continue reading Why I Look at Self e-Publishing as the End of the Line