Tag: writer

Self-Publishers Should Not Be Called Authors

…and other stupid blog post titles. To say that the landscape of publishing has dramatically changed over the last five years is an idiotic statement.  The landscape of publishing has been dramatically changing since it’s inception.  Just because someone finally noticed — after the printing press dramatically changed the landscape; after offset printing dramatically changed …

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Arthur Conan Doyle: 19 things you didn’t know

Rachel Ward has written about Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle in the Telegraph.  I did know that one of his middle names was Ignatius, so I guess there were only 18 things I didn’t know about the knight. From the article: 1. Doyle was one of the earliest motorists in Britain He reportedly bought a car …

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Camp NaNoWriMo 2 Officially Starts Today!

If you are a writer – especially one who can’t seem to find the time, set goals, or who suffers from writer’s block – you should head over to campnanowrimo.org and sign up to write during the month of April.  if you’re REALLY serious, make sure you sign up for NaNoWriMo in November! From the website: Based …

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November is NaNoWriMo Month!

Writer’s block be damned! Scoop all your writing ideas up, chuck them in a blender, and start writing through the whole month of November! National Novel Writing Month begins every year on November 1st and lasts through midnight November 31st, with write-ins, helpful advice, and writing cheer from the aptly-named “Office of Letters and Light.” …

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ISBN Recommendations from BISG

I’ve read the Policy Statement from the Book Industry Study Group – POL-1101 – where they lay out their policy recommendations for identifying digital products. Although ISBN stands for INTERNATIONAL Standard Book Number, the recommendation is “applicable to content intended for distribution to the general public in North America but could be applied elsewhere as …

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