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Authors Answer 151 – Tough Criticism

Originally posted on I Read Encyclopedias for Fun:
Authors will never please everyone. They have their fans, but also their critics. Check out some of the reviews on Amazon or Goodreads, and you’ll see some pretty negative reviews, including for…

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Authors Answer 150 – Creative Evolution

Originally posted on I Read Encyclopedias for Fun:
Writing is a skill that changes over time. The more an author writes, the better they become at their craft. Reading our first stories remind us how far we’ve come. And quite…

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Authors Answer 149 – eBook Piracy

Originally posted on I Read Encyclopedias for Fun:
Pretty much everything that’s been copyrighted or patented has been copied. There are bootleg copies of Rolex watches, bootlegged and pirated movies, sharing of music with peer-to-peer sharing software, and eBook piracy.…

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Authors Answer 148 – Selling Your Book’s Film Rights

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Popular books are most likely to be filmed. Lord of the Rings became arguably some of the best film adaptations. The Hobbit is another matter. Jurassic Park became a fun action and…

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Authors Answer 147 – Considering Economic Factors When Writing

Originally posted on I Read Encyclopedias for Fun:
Creativity is probably the leading reason authors write. They want to create stories that people enjoy. But how much does economics factor into writing books? There are several factors that may figure…

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Throwback Thursday: How to Be An Editor’s Favorite Client

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
? Throwback Thursday is a series where we take a look back at some of AWP’s most popular posts. Enjoy! by Katie McCoach As an author, your relationship with your editor, your book…

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A bored Weaver is a dangerous Weaver: ‘nother idjit/bad “editor” gets their red-penning red-penned.

What can I say? Someone posted a link on a writing forum, and I clicked on the link, and then I was appalled by the bad punctuation on a freelance editor’s web page… And if you’re been following my blog … Continue reading

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