5 Steps to Overcome Author Procrastination for 2021
Are you an author? A writer-to-be published? Are you a perfectionist? Are you looking for the perfect phrase, word, idea? Are you stuck? Wouldn’t getting unstuck and moving forward be a tad more fun? Are you stuck in the getting ready mode to get your book done?
Make today, this week, this month, this year that getting it done … even if there are a few hiccups … a …
10 Tips for Publishing Success (especially if you have an MFA)
By Kathryn Brown Ramsperger
I was lucky enough to attend Hollins University, renowned for its MFA in creative writing (Masters in Fine Arts degree). My classmates became award-winning authors. I sat next to, and was taught by, Pulitzer Prize winners and Poet Laureates. I found my voice there through experimentation and objective, positive critique. However, when I received my degree, the pervading mentality was that writing …
Most authors wait until the new year to think about goals for books and themselves.
Don’t. Get out your crystal ball, shake it up, and gaze into it. What worked this past year? What didn’t? If you have the magic wand, what would you like NEXT year to do for you … for your book? Whatever it is … you need a plan.
No author plans to fail; what they do is fail to plan.
-Snappy Sassy Salty