Writing in Public, Too: NaNoWriMo Day 30 – Finished!

Winner-2014-Twitter-ProfileToday was the final day of NaNoWriMo.

I put in the requisite 2000 words (actually 2300) I still needed to make my goal for the month. I probably could have snuck in a but more, but I had a nice, relaxing day, with several chunks of writing time in, and plenty of time to do other things between them. Click to read more...

Pay’in For It: How should writers pay for help with self-publishing?

In the wake of Barry Eisler and Joe Konrath’s discussion of Eisler’s move to self publishing (turning down a $500,000 contract in the process), Dean Wesley Smith has posted some thoughts that he disagreed with their views on how to get help in those bits of publishing a writer wasn’t able to do, or didn’t want to do: things like covers, formatting, and uploading the books. Click to read more...