Chris Fox’s Write Faster, Write Smarter series is on sale for 99¢ per book (normally $4.99 each).
Develop a growth mindset and ignore everything else.
Talent X Hard Work X Perseverance X Learning X Luck = SUCCESS
This led to another insight: writing is challenging, not hard. Webster defines challenging as, “arousing competitive interest, thought, or action”, and hard as, “difficult to bear or endure”.
Salt & Steel has advanced to semi-finals for Coming of Age.
Sorcerer’s Quest the complete trilogy: Orphan’s Price, Ocean’s Dagger, and Sorcerer’s Quest, has advanced to semi-finals for Gaslamp Fantasy & Steampunk.
Salt & Steel has been nominated for the book of the year under the coming of age fantasy. I want to thank those of you who’ve nominated my book, I’m deeply honored.
You can vote here. You’re allowed 3 nominations, and I hope you choose Salt & Steel as one of them, but either way be sure and vote for the 3 books you think should win.
Stop making assumptions about what you should do and instead focus on making data driven strategic decisions based upon your own experiences.
The purpose of this article is to help those authors who are just starting out. Experienced authors who’ve been publishing for some time may find this information redundant or basic. However, I felt that hearing from a new author would help those who’re are still early in their careers like myself. It’s always encouraging to learn from more advance authors, but I’ve always wanted to hear from fellow authors who’re just starting out.
I found this helpful to know, I wanted to share. I’ll keep this updated on my website monthly.
Set aside several hours for setting up your Dragon. Much of the time will be your PC working without you, but it will bog down your computer to where you won’t get much else done. This is not the project to start when you’re in the middle of that manuscript which is due to your editor in three days!
Sabetha and I are continuing with the podcast, and so far all the feedback has been great. We were asked to make it more of us having a conversation and less structured. We did that for this latest episode.
We talk about what it’s like to publish, our efforts to spread reviews, a special giveaway contest we’re hosting for our Discord Channel, and some funny current events.
In this episode Sabetha and I share more about ourselves and our vision for Aconite Cafe.
For full show notes visit Aconite Cafe.