Right! Audiobooks became really hot around the time I wrote this, which was a while ago. Even so, I don’t think they’re going away anytime soon. So … here’s what I wrote about them.
Hi! It’s Labor Day today. And it seems like a good day to just remind everybody that you should always take time for yourself, no matter how busy you are and what you’re trying to do, because if you don’t take care of yourself, you’re not going to be able to accomplish what you want to do.
It doesn’t take a genius to realize why ebooks became so popular (and how Amazon built an empire, based on authors’
years of rejections getting screwed by publishers and others frustrations with matters like distribution and marketing) among authors who decided to bypass the traditional publishing route. It’s relatively cheap (depending on your tolerance for bad covers and poor editing) and it’s easy as can be.
But when it comes to print books, you need to know a few things.
Today I’m going to talk a little bit more about the writer’s journey and trying to make a living as a writer these days. I think one question that you really need to answer before you do anything is why are you doing this? Why are you writing? What is it you hope to accomplish? What are your career goals?