Articles Tagged with Self-publishing

Published on:

By

Do writers need their own “Taylor Swift” to protect their right to be paid for their labor? (See NPR’s story about Swift, Apple, and right to be paid.)

The latest Amazon plan to pay authors based on pages turned (and presumably read?), makes me wonder if all readers shouldn’t just start turning those pages, whether you read them or not. We can only hope that the Amazon eyes “watching” you turn pages aren’t also able to tell if you have actually read the words. (No, maybe we don’t want to know that.)

“What If Authors Were Paid Every Time Someone Turned a Page?” by Peter Wayner, The Atlantic, June 20, 2015

Published on:

By

It has been said that most lawyers are frustrated writers, but, as has also been said, so are most writers.

Frustrated writers will know about Anne Lamont’s “Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life,” which is a title more metaphorically-melodious than the prosaic “Blog-post by Blog-post: instructions on writing …” (which isn’t really metaphorical at all), but … whatever works for you. Blog-post by Blog-post(ing) may do the trick and here are some tips:

How to Blog a Book.