It’s Scary Out There!

As an author, since Gutenberg got busy, there has never been a harder time to find a publisher. Maybe you know this. Maybe you've been shopping a book around. Traditional publishers are no longer traditional. They take fewer risks, offer fewer services, and often their "advances" are made back by requiring authors to buy copies… Continue reading It’s Scary Out There!

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Fiction vs Non-Fiction

As a habit, I ask people if A) They are readers, and B) Fiction or Non-Fiction? Invariably, of the readers (about 33% claim to be) children are fiction readers, women are predominately fiction with a dose of non-fiction, and most men are non-fiction. Yet, demographically, married men don't buy the books, their wives do. The… Continue reading Fiction vs Non-Fiction