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  • Hi Emily, Don't be scared and keep writing. What you're seeing is a culmination of rel...lusive in retail book chains because they still operate in this Depression Era mode. Support your libraries in an...
  • I totally understand your frustration with social media. I just braved the social...rin advised me, you have to shift hats as a writer, shifting from creative mode to business mode. My main apprehension is maki...
  • Yeeeees, thank you for sharing! You state things so clearly that I can really nod too,...t my instincts as a paid writer (which have been set to "panic and desperation mode" for a few months) have been...
  • Great read very informative and I had no idea all this lady did for us tod...here was a time we had to fight to get out of the mother homemaker mode and now there are some ladies that want that mode and are made to feel that the...
  • Advertising on pirate sites I believe is pretty big business. Downloading a copy of a book and stripping its DRM is not that difficult according to a number of my frie...
  • Meghan, thank you for your blog.  I was speaking with a friend by phone about the importance of marketing or promoting one's work.  He is not a writer, but is a succes...
  • Thanks, Diedre! :)  I'm glad you enjoyed the post.  Well, I've really learned the meaning of the statement, "publishing is a business."  It definitely has taught me to make sure my work is really ready before I submit it, and that each rejection is a lesson in my journey.
  • This list makes me want to quit my job and change my business card to "writer". That would mean I could put a big check mark next to #52, right? Plus -- extra bonus --...
  • Hi Brooke! We're on the same page, pardon the pun. Some of my earlier She Writes blog...of returns when dealing with bookstores and superstores. The returns business model is outdated, illogical, and...
  • Laurie Buchanan commented on her article Behind the Book
    Brooke — Thank you. I'm so glad I did, too! I'm working on the next book as we speak (The Business of Being) and you can bet your bottom dollar that when it's ready, I'm going to submit it to She Writes Press.