Authors, Writers, Publishers, and Book Readers
We're a fantastic community. Sometimes we need to and do address issues that are brought to our attention to keep it that way.
Please be aware that constantly linking to your own work or copy/pasting it here is irritating to many other members. To those who do: you're not making yourself look good in the eyes of the community. No one likes a taker who doesn't give back to Authors.com and only makes self-serving posts. And it REALLY hurts us on Google when it's duplicate content. Read…Continue
Having a book published under the publishing giant Harlequin's umbrella must be almost universally irresistible to writers. Think it's a pipe dream? Think again, because Harlequin offers an excellent online resource to help you and your novel reach those heights. It's called Write For Us and is within eHarlequin. The publishing company has created a section purely for writers sharing advice, submission guidelines and…Continue
I hope you all enjoyed Diving into the Guest Blogging Pool, Part I and I've whetted your appetite for Part II!
Last time I talked about two of four common reasons some haven't attempted guest blogging: "I don't have the time" and "I don't know what to write about."
Now let's look at the remaining two.
"I'm scared I'll be rejected."
Aren't we all! While there are no guaranteed 100% foolproof ways to prevent rejection, you…
Guest posting on blogs is a wonderful way to draw attention to yourself, your writing and your book(s).
Strangely, I find some authors are quite reticent about guest blogging. What? Lovers of the craft not wanting to write? I was intrigued. When I dug deeper to find out why, again and again I heard the same reasons:
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The silver needle finally acquiesced to the probing black thread.
Do all parents go through this, I ask myself.
The object of today’s battleground lies crumpled upon my lap;
A day old winter jacket already looking shabby,
Scarred through carelessness. Squinting at black fabric,
I concentrate on repairing the gaping, saw toothed pocket.
What had been a pleasant enough day was now marred
By the blazing argument between mother and…