Reviews

Once upon a time, reviews were written by book-industry professionals and newspaper columnists, and many bought books based on such recommendations.  Well-known authors' opinions still carry weight both in the…

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Websites and other wonders

One of the issues that has come up in publishing is the need for marketing, which includes having a website. And operating a website requires learning how to create the…

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Hope

In fiction as in life, a person needs hope―even if it is simply the unconscious assumption that he or she will live to see another day. Moreover, even a story…

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Mistakes

It's frustrating to find mistakes after publishing. And somehow they get through. The most aggravating to me was discovering that I had inadvertently labelled chapters improperly, doubling Chapter 3, and…

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