Category Archives: Writing

Let Freedom Ring!

It’s easy enough to get distracted when you’re writing—especially if you use a computer with access to the Internet. You are in the throes of composition and decide to check on a fact. Before you know it, half an hour … Continue reading

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Reasons to Write a Book #2: The Big Business Card

My publishing company, Lantern Books, doesn’t give advances. Quite simply, we can’t afford to lay out cash to pay an author before spending more money on producing the book, in the hopes that we’ll recoup the money from the sales. … Continue reading

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Reasons to Write a Book #1: Because You Must

Over the years, I’ve had occasion to tell would-be authors why they shouldn’t try to write a book. Some want fame and fortune. Unless you happen to land an agent (unlikely), who gets you a substantial advance with a large … Continue reading

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