Most Indies shouldn’t ever publish. Well, most women shouldn’t have babies. #amwriting

Quite Contrary

That’s not a kneejerk yeah well you’re ugly and your mother dresses you funny response.  Ask any writer, traditionally published or indie, our books are the children of our brains, and we’re protective of them.

A traditionally-published writer puts that baby into the hands of professionals who whisk it away, do cosmetic adjustments, dress it, raise it, choose its schools, and, sometimes, hand it back after a while saying hey, we’re as sorry as you are, but the kid ain’t gonna cut it. Of course quite often (not always) the kid does good and the publishers are yammering at the door – make more babies. Fast. One a year. Go go GO.

Traditionally-published book-parents are proud to the point of arrogant about their progeny being Chosen, and they are enraged when an indie book baby does better than their own Improved By Professionals offering because it just isn’t

View original post 566 more words

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Powered by WordPress.com.

Up ↑

Awake Dragon

The Author Site for R. K. Brainerd: my thoughts and adventures

tibetan lemonade

When life hands you lemons, go find some gin and tonic.

busy mockingbird

a messy collection of art projects, crafts, and various random things...

Fab Writings

BE CREATIVE. BE INNOVATIVE. BE YOURSELF.

writerchristophfischer

Books, Reviews and bookish thoughts

aliasfaithrivens

Tell the story in your heart.

haven. The tattoo art of Jason Piraino

I believe, that as a tattoo artist, it is your responsibility to represent someone's feelings, their pain, their hopes, and their dreams.

adoptingjames

Read our Mission. Find out how you can help us adopt James.

Envision Your Future Online

Helping you Improve your Online Business

%d bloggers like this: