ISBNs suck. They suck because you need them, they're confusing, and they are expensive. I hope I can shed some light on this crummy subject. After this, we can get to the fun stuff, if you consider any of this fun. ISBN stands for, umm . . . I don't even know. *Stealthily sneaks to … Continue reading Before You Publish: Part 3
One thing you'll need to decide on is if you want to buy your own ISBN and if you want to create your own imprint. They kind of go hand in hand because if you want your own imprint you'll need to purchase your own ISBN number. But let's back up a second. If you … Continue reading Before You Publish: Part 2
You have your manuscript ready, it's been read by your best friend, your mother's bridge partner, the hot UPS guy. It's hopefully as error free as you're going to get it, and hell, by now you're probably so sick of looking at it, you don't give a crap if it is or isn't. Okay, you … Continue reading Before You Publish: Part 1
I've been on Twitter since October of 2015 (my bio says 2013, but I didn't participate, and it's why I don't have a cool handle). Anyway, not very long. I started participating because I was writing something and I wanted to meet other writers who were also writing things or had written things. Book promos … Continue reading Is the Water Warm?