I love regularly reading tips and advice articles in certain subjects — particularly writing and publishing. I don’t always need the information right then, but I know that it’ll eventually come in handy. Or at least, I hope it will.
I know there are a lot of other people out there who feel the same way I do, but sometimes it can be difficult to find every useful advice article that’s out there. So I thought I’d bring you a few. Here are the tips and advice articles that jumped out at me the most over the past week.
- It’s Okay to Shelve Your Novel, from G.K. Sihat: Are you having trouble with your current novel, to the point where you’re considering setting it aside permanently–or at least for a significant amount of time? That’s okay. Most writers do. Excerpt: “I know writers that shelved five, six, seven manuscripts before finding one they believe is ready for the world. I also know writers that have taken manuscripts off their shelf and rewritten them years later, publishing them not long after.”
- How to decide where to publish your books when self-publishing, from Nathan Bransford: Deciding on the best place to self-publish your book takes a lot of thought. Here, Nathan Bransford provides some an overview to consider. Excerpt: “Here’s why it’s important to decide where you’re publishing as early as possible. The format(s) and distribution methods you choose influences several key steps in the self-publishing process.”