“The Clara Foltz Book Tour” by Barbara Babcock
For the last year I have been on a self-designed tour-tear all over the country selling Woman Lawyer: the Trials of Clara Foltz. It is the story of a brilliant and courageous woman who invented the public defender, raised five children on her own, tried cases when juries were all-male and was a well-paid political orator before females could vote. Read full post »
“’Free’—The Newest Wrinkle in Publishing” by Christopher Meeks
Many authors and people in the publishing business are using the words “monopolistic” when it comes to Amazon for a few reasons. One is that traditional publishers were slow to understand digital publishing the way the music industry was slow. The music industry shot off its feet with two barrels. With eBooks, Amazon swept in, creating the Kindle and a whole new market and cherry picking the best indie authors to publish under four different print imprints. Read full post »
Reinventing Yourself for 2012
From “The New Me” by Wendy S. Harpham: Lastly and paradoxically, I encourage you to let go of the old you and hold onto it. Just as I had to honor the clinician I was in order to embrace the writer I was to became, you may need to remember who you were while reinventing yourself. Creating a sense of continuity between who you were, who you are, and who you hope to become can help you feel whole. Read last week’s blog topic wrap-up »
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