At its roots, writing is just another industry. We are producing a tangible item which, if it has value, it will sell. It if doesn’t, then it will whither on bookstore shelves. Those wanting to cobble together a career within the industry need to commit to their projects with...Read More ››
A regular blog by the crew at Literati, giving tips to starting a small press, guerrilla marketing, the convention circuit, and the numerous other lessons learned over years of aggressively writing, publishing, and marketing.
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OAFCon was a big bag of wicked this weekend for a number of reasons, but chief among them were: A community of old school comic collectors that were packed with some stellar stories. The delightfully eccentric illustrator canvasing the vendor hall while pulling his briefcase behind him on a...Read More ››
There are approximately 8.23 kajillion other writers in the world, all clamoring for coverage for their inspired epic that is the culmination of their writing career. Sadly, there are only a handful of journalists in any market who actually care about covering books because books are hard to cover....Read More ››
I managed to pick up a wicked cold from somewhere and am currently feeling like rusty sawblades are scraping away at the inside of my skull. This got me thinking about the do’s and do not’s of attending conventions. Chief among them is do not eat from the buffet,...Read More ››