31-Days BYOB Challenge: Day 104 of a Self-Published Poetry Book
31-Days BYOB Challenge: Day 104 of a Self-Published Poetry Book 3 things happened when I decided to journey into my book as an editor. Time and distance from my work have given me a new perspective. As an editor, I had a new appreciation for the complexity and intricacy of my writing. I was so busy producing, I had not noticed the emotional growth of my work. Taking the time to see my work through new eyes has given me a clearer picture of my writer’s voice and message.
The Introduction to My BYOB
Day 2: Writing Your BYOB Book Introduction — On day 1, I shared my BYOB Project Framework in the Daily Cuppa. I used 6 basic questions to draft the components of my BYOB introduction. The same questions I used as a teacher: Who? What? When? Where? Why? How? Why write an introduction? The framework helped me lay the foundation…
31-Days BYOB Challenge: Day 83 of a Self-Published Poetry Book
31-Days BYOB Challenge: Day 83 of a Self-Published Poetry Book 5 Things I Relearned as an Indie Author Being an author requires tenacity. Writing a book takes longer than you think. Surround yourself with a supportive community. They will provide motivation and accountability. Keep a log to monitor your progress. The littlest steps will keep you on your journey. Double-check your work. After I loaded my Christmas ebook on Amazon, I realized there were some errors. I was so thankful that I had a 30 days block of time before the release date.
…l more people will stick about for the long haul? Possibly not if they’re only in it for the money. But if we make them feel welcome, they might find the community addictive. I do!
Susie, I agree, community is so important. Well said!