The Perils of Publishing

The following are articles about the publishing life written for InPrint, the monthly publication of the Houston Bay Area Chapter of Romance Writers of America.

Four-Letter Words That Can Make Your Career Sink or Soar

It’s a Business

It’s a Family

Promoting Yourself

The Devil Is In the Details

The Wow Factor

Working with an Editor

Dollars and Sense

Why Make It Into a Series?

The Book Signing Fantasy

Hurry Up and Wait

Patience Won’t Kill You

Reading Your Own Reviews

Resistance

The Secret Handshake

What About An Agent?

Know Your Audience

Celebrate Milestones

Burn Out

Distractions

Burn Out: The Cure

Paying It Forward

Giving Up or Giving In

Playing Smart

Swag

Deadlines

Critics

Why You Need an Editor

So How’s Your Writing Going?

Influences

Still Learning

A Meeting at RWA

Reading the Signs

Why I can Laugh at
Blonde Jokes

The First Page

Starting Over

Clearing the Clutter

Control

Authors Are People, Too

Professional Jealousy

Technology – Friend or Foe?

Distractions

Check the Attitude

Blessings

Commitment

Hooking the Reader

Professional Jealousy

Letting Go

Slogging Through
(or Commitment Part 2)

Still Learning

Release Day

In the Company of Writers

Mastering the Craft… Or Not

Voice Lessons

The Exploding YA Market

Rookie Mistakes

Priorities

Priorities, the Shift

Confidence

Why You Need to Know
Craft

Karaoke Writing

On the Road Again…

Why You Need a Plot

Respect

Self-Starters

Why I Stick with RWA

Writing What You Know

When to Give Up

My Love-Hate Relationship with Self Publishing

It’s All in Your Perspective

 

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