Free White Paper Explores Writing a Novel from First Draft to Post-Publication PromotionFree White Paper Explores Writing a Novel from First Draft to Post-Publication Promotion
Never pay to be published. Authors do not pay publishers. Readers pay publishers. Publishers pay authors.
Tough economic times make people look for ways to get rich and quit their jobs. Meanwhile, many people believe the old adage that everybody has a book in them.
Multi-published author and long-time editor Michael LaRocca notes that, when you combine these factors, it's only natural that many people are writing their first book "with dreams of untold wealth."
Unfortunately, he adds, it's "untold" because it's mythical. A tremendous number of long-time authors with the dedication of JK Rowling are still writing greatness at home, unread and unpublished, while holding down a regular job. Plus some authors write lesser works, and still more abandon novels unfinished. Some write for money, which LaRocca swears will always be a mistake, while others write for the love of literature.
Which novels are worth publishing? It depends on who you ask. If anybody really knew in advance what would "sell a million copies," that's all they would publish. And who's to say money is the only criterion? The only thing LaRocca's sure of is that no author, himself included, knows if his own writing is worth publishing.
That does not, he adds, mean to give up.
It means to learn. Writing is a calling but publishing is a business. As someone who wrote his first book almost 40 years ago, he knows the calling. But after spending half his life unpublished, and after editing more than 300 published novels over the past 20 years, he also knows the business.
So there you sit with your newly written novel on your computer or perhaps on paper. Or both. Now what?
Michael LaRocca has written a free white paper called Writing Your Novel Is The Easy Part. He's aware of your reaction to the title.
In eight pages, LaRocca begins with whether or not you should hire an editor, learn to self-edit, hit up your family and friends for helpful advice, or some combination of the three. He addresses whether or not you should approach an agent or a publisher, and what to do after you're in print. Celebrate? Certainly. But now you've got to help readers find your book.
He also tells you how to avoid every scam that he's fallen for along the way, and there are a lot of them. He's even learned how to spot scams before losing money to them, and he'll teach you that too.
Writing Your Novel Is The Easy Part is available for immediate download from http://www.michaeledits.com/writing-your-novel.pdf . Again, it's free.
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Michael LaRocca has written 8 published novels and edited over 300 published novels.
27 Huynh Thuc Khang
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