We Begin with Success - January 1, 2022 "Success is like reaching an important birthday and finding you’re exactly the same." - Audrey Hepburn Protecting Your Heart from Fame - January 7, 2022 "There’s fame and there’s ultra-fame and it can destroy. You lose your perspective, you’re in the eye … [Read more...] about Author/Artist Inspirational Quote of the Week – 2022
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Are you a slaving author or an author slave to your publisher and/or publishing platform? You worked for months or perhaps years to bring your beloved book “baby” to life. You anticipated nearly every challenge imaginable—except for the burning questions included in this book: Who … [Read more...] about Author Slave: How to Protect Your Book Income by Dr Joyce Starr
Every Child is An Artist - Dec. 26, 2021 Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up. –Pablo Picasso Our Best Selves, Dec. 19, 2021 "Our own best selves are waiting for us every night, if only we can look beyond the wants and needs of the day. The night has … [Read more...] about Author/Artist Inspirational Quote of the Week – 2021
January 24, 2021 - Albert Camus - The Plague, 1947 "Everybody knows that pestilences have a way of recurring in the world, yet somehow we find it hard to believe in ones that crash down on our heads from a blue sky. There have been as many plagues as wars in history, yet always plagues and … [Read more...] about Author Quote of the Year – The Pandemic & Albert Camus
Dear Expert/Writer/Creative Talent: Peer under the hood of your publishing contract. Are your author rights and royalties protected? Do you have title and cover approval? Should you purchase copies in order to obtain a publishing contract? What if your book goes out of print? What can go … [Read more...] about How to Negotiate a Publishing Contract – Protect Your Book Baby!
Learn How to Protect Your Book Baby. Are you engaged in contract negotiations with a mainstream publisher? The typical publishing contract contains 20 or more clauses. Those referenced in this eBook are especially critical. You will learn why the clause is important, what to ask for, and how … [Read more...] about Authors – How Large of an Advance Can You Expect?
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Should you purchase remaindered books from your publisher? “It’s from your publisher,” Charlie Brown tells Snoopy. “They printed one copy of your novel. It says they haven’t been able to sell it. They say they’re sorry. Your book is now out of print.” - Author Ann Patchett, Washington Post, June … [Read more...] about Remaindered Books Podcast: Should Authors Purchase Remaindered Books from their Publishers?
"You'll never be young enough to do this again." Alec Baldwin claims he is not a writer. Yet he has written a masterful memoir for theater-goers, film-lovers and non-fiction readers. His book is eloquent, insightful and generous. A page-turner with a jewelry box of relatable lines. "I would stare … [Read more...] about Alec Baldwin’s Memoir – Riveting, Revealing & Rewarding