After 30 years in publishing I wrote my first novel. I worked hard to write and edit it and the reviews for Cuts Like a Knifehave been gratifying. The process has been rewarding, but not just because of the joy of creating something, but also because of significant insights I've acquired on sales and marketing as a new author.
I'm not sure any points below are new to me - and probably not to you - but the importance of each dynamic has been…
Added by Mark Gilroy on May 28, 2012 at 10:36am — No Comments
A week after Cuts Like a Knife hit the market I had a neighbor ask, "when can an author quit the day job and write full-time?" I got the same question from two authors within days. Here is a quick glance at the numbers that helps anyone that wants to start a new enterprise count the cost - I picked a salary with an easy monthly number and then walked authors through the…Continue
Added by Mark Gilroy on May 8, 2012 at 3:18am — No Comments