June 17th, 2020

The Highs and Lows of a Debut Author: Thirty-Six Voices, Plus One

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Barbara Linn Probst | Writer's Life

By Barbara Linn Probst

excited writer

It’s a cliché that becoming a published author is like becoming a parent. The astonishing reality of this new creation, after all the months—or even years—of preparation. The swift change of identity. The joy and vulnerability. 

As a parent by adoption, I’ve always been sensitive to this metaphor, finding it both illuminating and constraining.… Read the post

April 9th, 2018

Advice for the Soon to be (Self)-Published

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Blogging Guests | Publishing | Self-Publishing | Writer's Life

Ann Griffin

As I write this, it is T+ 6 weeks and counting, since my debut novel, Another Ocean to Cross, was released to the world. Since then, I have sold about 150 copies through all outlets, received 12 reviews (all positive,) held 4 launch events, and scheduled 3 more for April, and had the pleasant experience of depositing money in the bank, for a change.… Read the post


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