When exactly can one call themselves an Author?

Yesterday I had a strange email arrive which I couldn’t quite believe. I thought it was a mistake, I dreaded the message behind the Subject line and reluctantly clicked on it. Before I tell you what was in that email, let me step back and tell you why this email was important. As you know …

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Talking about publishing strategy

I’m taking a break from my writing right now, and I want to talk about (read that as ‘speak to someone/anyone’) about what I’m doing, how I’m doing it, and why. I’m writing for an audience, because I want to find readers first. This audience comes first; not my desire to write, not my style …

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self publishing solution: is it fixing the writer’s problem?

The self publishing solution is tricky The self publishing solution has a problem. Writers don’t know the solution they need is called ‘self-publishing’. Only people who have discovered this solution know that’s what it’s called! Most people have a conversation about their book: which is the context; then mention ‘how can I sell more of them?’ or …

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