Most writers earn less than £600 a year, survey reveals – from theguardian.com

Most writers earn less than £600 a year, survey reveals Figures show the vast majority of authors, both traditionally and self-published, are struggling to make a living from their work – Alison Flood theguardian.com, Friday 17 January 2014 The publishing industry has never been so sharply divided. In the week when the erotica writer Sylvia […]

The Editing Myth – Debunked!

The Editing Myth Posted on January 16, 2014 by Melissa Bowersock Periodically a new blog post or article surfaces that complains bitterly about the proliferation of indie authors, the inundation of the unwashed that is swamping Amazon and muddying the waters for the traditionally-published. This almost always boils down to two major points: (1) just […]

The Myths of Publishing – and The Way It Really Is

So, I’m going to talk about money. Are you cringing yet?  I am, a little.  It’s just one of those taboo subjects, you know?  Sort of…tacky.  But I’m an open book so I don’t mind sharing some personal stuff for the sake of informing people.  Mostly because I think there’s a huge misconception out there […]

Still Conflicted about Amazon – Rachelle Gardner

Posted on Nov 19th, 2013 | by Rachelle Gardner I’ve just finished reading Brad Stone’s The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon. I’m still processing what I learned, and checking other sources for differing perspectives, but my initial reaction is that this is an eye-opening, clarifying, sobering yet illuminating resource for anyone […]

Changing perspectives in today's publishing

DISCLAIMER: I’m not affiliated to pandamoon, I’ve not received any compensation for this post, I’ve never used pandamoon services (and might never do, either). The discussion pandamoon executives wrote on today’s publishing scenario—and many of its conclusions—do resonate with me. I share “verbatim” their words as a starting point for a possible discussion with readers […]

Author Meetup: Massimo Marino by Lyn Horner

From Lyn Horner. http://lynhorner.com/2013/11/04/monday-author-meetup-massimo-marino/ Today, I’m fortunate to host my online friend, Italian author of post apocalyptic fiction, Massimo Marino.About the author:Massimo says, Hi Lyn and visitors. I’m a physicist who worked at CERN for 10 years, then moved to the US with the Lawrence Berkeley Lab in California, on to Apple Inc. at the European Head […]

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