As authors move into 2016—many weary from the demands of the marketplace on their creative energies—a key support bond with highly engaged editors may be weakening.
There are plenty of writers who have had the option of going down the more traditional path, only to opt for self-publishing. The internet leveled the playing field for writers across the board.
While some indie authors seem to see self-publishing as a crusade to convert other writers to their approach, other voices warn that lack of preparation and the sheer difficulty of the work are often understated and overlooked.
Like a night with a good combo onstage, Manuscript Wish List (#MSWL) on Twitter packs out the joint with agents and editors shouting out their requests — to writers.
As publishing and its authors struggle to reach the right readers under a mountain of digitally triggered content, a young company in Boston — Trajectory — may be powering up the algorithms of true book “discoverability.”
Not proofreading your pieces. Unless it’s the name of a person or a brand, the red line that pops up in Word is usually there for a reason.
The Mushroom. Now you see them, the next day you don’t. And it may actually take a few more weeks before you see them again.