Sunday, August 7, 2016

Good News for Authors

Book Daily has offered some very sensible advice for authors and would-be authors. It’s just good plain common sense, but sometimes people fail to see the obvious.

1. There is no such thing as a perfect book.
No matter what you write or how well you write it, someone, somewhere will hate it. Also, typos slip in, formatting goes haywire, production inserts errors. So write what you want to write anyway.

2. Writing is hard.
It’s work. So work at it.

3. Save your work.
Back everything up several different ways. Technology will get glitches.

4. Write anyway.
Or, as I always say, “Go for it!” and “Have fun.”

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Helen Woodall

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