I’m going to move my short stories from Wattpad to this site, as I look for another home for them. Wattpad is ok, but doesn’t seem geared toward the things … Continue reading Short stories!
I’m a self-published, or indie, author. I’d love to be published by one of the big book publishers, I’d love to see my books on the shelf in a bookstore. … Continue reading Getting people to notice
Oh, reviews…so important to a writer. Not necessarily for the author, but to encourage others to read the books. I won’t lie…I like getting good reviews. Take a peek here, for example: http://library.wyo.gov/wyoming-book-reviews-6/?utm_content=buffer1c2dd&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer.
But even more than that, I want to hear from a reader that they loved the writing. They liked a certain turn of phrase, or the way a character acted. They got a joke I snuck in, or they want to know why I wrote something. I want – I long – for that kind of contact from someone who’s read one of my books.
It really makes the writing and the publishing more worthwhile to me.
As weak as that may make me.