On Writing a Best Seller

I have not yet met any actual writer – or any aspiring writer – who does not want to write a best seller. For that matter, I have never met any writer at all who has ever said to me, “I hope only 10 people read this book.” Writers love readers. Period, the end. WhatContinue reading “On Writing a Best Seller”

Should You Self-Publish Your Book or Seek a Publishing Deal?

To self-publish or seek a traditional publishing deal….this, it would seem, is today’s big question in the author community. If you are very, very sure you are the next John Grisham or J.K. Rowling – except that right now your bank account is in the bright red – a traditional publishing deal might serve youContinue reading “Should You Self-Publish Your Book or Seek a Publishing Deal?”

How to Write and Publish a Book

You often ask me, “how did you write and publish a book?” From the outside looking in, it can seem like the most mystifying process in the world. It certainly looked that way for me, when I was first beginning the process. But in hindsight, I realize now that there were really only two stepsContinue reading “How to Write and Publish a Book”