Monthly Archive: October 2017

The Hard Part of Writing…

First drafts are easy to write. You sit down and let the words flow. Revising, self-editing, and polishing your final draft are the hard part, as this funny meme suggests. Wishing all my fellow writers,…
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E-Book Sales Up 2.4% This Summer

Good news for writers—sales of e-books improved this summer for the first time in two years! Publisher’s Weekly reports that e-book sales from trade publishers rose 2.4% in May 2017, led by a 3.2% gain…
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Writers Beware — “Dear Sirs” Will Bring a Rejection Slip!

Opening your submission cover letter with “Dear Sirs” will bring an instant rejection slip from this Irish independent publisher. Tramp Press announced today that it is closing the door to writers who open their cover…
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