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  • ...but gets gobbled up anyway. There are so many excellent Mystery, Sci-Fi, etc. books that will stand the test of time, but the pressure to produce quantity, sell it cheap,take no risks,...
  • What a wonderful post. I learned just what to do to become a better more prolific writer. Really liked the section about the class of pottery makers (quality vs. quantity). This one really opened my eyes. Thanks for sharing.
  • ...ested in getting to know other authors, not increase my numbers. I've become extremely selective in which friend requests I approve (quality over quantity). I understand where you are...
  • ...riting. Also, feeling overwhelmed and resentful about spending so much time with SM made it even harder to learn and do. Nowadays quality and not quantity is my goal. I spend no more t...
  • ...I have many new "Twitter pals" to whom I forward items I know they might find value in.  I like to think I'm selective about those 50/day but the quantity has to do with 1) it's kind o...
  • ...eting and publicity support. But are lucky to now have the advance time to start setting things up on your own. Make sure they will do a generous quantity of galleys for advance reader...
  • I'm a believer in quality over quantity. I always think that if we spend the time to write well, think our topics through, provide honest and passionate ideas/suggestions/opinions/anal...
  • ...and rewards. When you self-publish you have to work really hard at the promotion and marketing piece. It's critical. And there's the question of quantity, which I raise in this piece...
  • Kelly,thanks.  Lower cost to print in quantity from China.  But for a hardcover picture book, even $20 per copy when the quantity was a hundred or so--that pro...
  • ..., so what can you do?  Great reminders and BTW I'm not even close to 1,000 book sales.  I try to focus on the purpose of the book rather than the quantity of sales.  I know, I'll never...