Every now and then we hear of anthologies getting announced by numerous Publication Houses. Some of them are paid and some of them are unpaid anthologies. I have seen so many debates going around the established authors that should we participate in such anthologies or not, so that gave me an idea to come up … Continue reading Pros and Cons of participating in an Anthology
never hesitate while giving a 'Free copy' because a 'Free' copy is never for 'Free'. It comes with a disclaimer and it says, 'Market me'.
“No one wants to read out there. This is just a waste of time.” His frustration was finally coming out, loud. “I want to read.” “That’s because you want to know what happens to you.” His anger was unknowingly getting surpassed of his own judgments. He was yelling at someone who doesn’t deserve it. “May … Continue reading Does it matter?
With more than 20,000 publishers and 19,000 titles being released every year (with growth of 30% per year), if you think your book can even get noticed by the readers without appropriate publicity, then it means you are waiting for a miracle to happen (and that's never going to happen). In India, roughly, more than … Continue reading How I sold 500 copies within 20 days through Amazon.in
Being in writing profession for last 5 years, I have encountered (and learned) many things that we should never ask an author. Authors are basically very generous kind of a 'breed'. They will never ignore your message if it somehow relates to their books as we, the authors, are very much kind of an attention … Continue reading What not to ask an Author, ever!
"It's actually a mammoth task that you have just finished but wait, you still have a lot to do." Most of us feel relaxed, once the manuscript goes to the publisher but the thing is, that's when you have to switch your role from an author to a marketeer. If you have already created your … Continue reading Done Writing? Start Marketing!