Has the stigma changed? #writing #amwriting #publishing #writerslife #writerproblems

As a member of a bunch of different Facebook groups, I've been noticing a trend in posts. Not the ones advertised by other authors, but whenever a writer posts a question or remark about the debate of traditional publishing and self publishing. Because of the comments I've seen, I'm starting to wonder if the stigma of which is [...]

~finding courage to show your dreams~ #writing #amwriting #writerslife

"It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.” ~ Erma Bombeck Well isn't that the truth. I received an email from my publisher yesterday explaining that I should have my exact release date and final cover for my novel by the middle of December. Of course, the news is exciting, [...]

Declining a Publishing Contract #writing #amwriting #writerslife #writerproblems

As writers trying to find agents and publishers for our novels receiving those emails with the "Congratulations" and "We would like to publish your manuscript" is like winning the lottery. We dream of it day and night - the dream of signing the contract and holding our books in our hands or seeing them on our [...]