Publishing is on the cusp of the indie-publishing revolution–if you are a reader of our blog, you know that we talk about this all the time. There are lots of reasons to be down on traditional publishing that we don’t shy away from (the eBook pricing scandals, the elitist attitude, etc.), and Wise, Ink exists to comment on the changes in publishing and call it like we see it. On that note, we clearly see the self-publishing practices that have caused the “stigma” that “elitist” publishing folks turn their noses up at. And guess what, self-published authors: YOU SHOULD TOO. It’s time to stop whining about the stigma and DO SOMETHING about it. I could write a list of all… [read more]
We taught a class last week about the joys of publishing and in preparing for it, gathered a couple videos that tend to inspire us. One comes from Mary Higgins Clark. Her advice about writing what you read really strikes a cord. Torn about which direction to go with your writing? Wondering if you’re on the right track? Watch this video: [youtube id=6E9Iy_55OfE width="620" height="360"] What are your thoughts? Are YOU writing the kind of book you read? Do you agree with Mary?