Melodee’s Rules for Authors — Number Four

    Number Four If Your “Publisher” Wants Money, They Are A Printer, Not A Publisher   See also Rules One, Two, and Three as they are closely related to this Rule. This Rule summarizes the previous three rather nicely. Honestly, this is just common sense, and needs very little in the way of expansion. …

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THWT Question for 08 MAY 2018

    The Two Hundred Word Tuesday question for today is:   Do you like to create books for adults, children, or the nebulous “young adults” most?   Keep Loving!    

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Melodee’s Rules for Authors — Number Three

    Number Three Never Pay For Cover Art   See also Rules One, Two, and Four as they are closely related to this Rule.   As outlined in Rule Number One, cover art is a part of the cost of doing business, but that cost belongs to the publisher, NOT the author. Just like …

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THWT Question for 01 MAY 2018

    Here’s the May Day question for Two Hundred Word Tuesday:   What do you do when you are not writing?   Keep Loving!    

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Melodee’s Rules for Authors — Number Two

    Number Two Never Pay To Have Your Book Edited   See also Rules One, Three, and Four as they are closely related to this Rule. As outlined in Rule Number One, editing is a part of the cost of doing business, but that cost belongs to the publisher, NOT the author. The biggest …

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THWT Question for 24 APR 2018

    And the final Two Hundred Word Tuesday question for April 2018 is:   Do you have a day job as well?   Keep Loving!    

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Melodee’s Rules for Authors — Number One

    We’ve reached the point in the cycle where the Rules for Authors return to the beginning.   I repost the Rules instead of pointing to the prior iteration because the Rules are in a constant state of flux, just like the entertainment industry itself.   So, here we go again!     Number …

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THWT Question for 17 APR 2018

    The Two Hundred Word Tuesday question for this Tax Day is:   Do you have any advice to give to aspiring writers?   Keep Loving!    

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Melodee’s Rules for Authors — Number Thirty-Eight

    Number Thirty-Eight Read A Few Books   OK, more correctly, read a LOT of books. This all ties back to other Rules where we’ve talked about writing what will sell and keeping your books on the book seller’s hot lists. Yes, as I’ve said, a representative or (sometimes) agent will help you here, …

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THWT Question for 10 APR 2018

    The Two Hundred Word Tuesday question for today is:   In your latest book, what was your favorite chapter (or part) to write and why?   Keep Loving!    

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