What would we do without Aunty Acid? Thanks Story Reading Ape for all the giggles!
Thanks so much for the Monday Funnies, Chris! It gave me quite the chuckles. Spreading the smiles!
Thank you, Story Reading Ape, for the giggles. I’m sharing them to give others the chance to smile as well.
And, of course, we cannot miss the ‘Monday Funnies’ on TSRA’s blog. Thanks so much for the giggles!
Of course, we cannot stay without this week’s Maxine wisdom. Thank you so much, Story Reading Ape, for sharing them with us. Spreading the smiles.
Oh yes, TSRA has shared more of his Monday Funnies. Thanks once again for the giggles and laughs, Chris. I’m happily sharing them!
And last but not least – the Monday Funnies. Thanks, Chris, for making us laugh! 😀
On The Story Reading Ape’s blog I found a very important and informative article, written by Emmanuel Nataf, CEO and founder of Reedsy. He writes and informs about legal copyright myths for us authors. I think we should never underestimate the problems myths and wrong information can do to us writers and our work. That’s why I re-blogged this. Thank you, Chris and Emmanuel.
By Emmanuel Nataf (Founder and CEO of Reedsy)
on Write To Done site:
Think you know what to do to protect your intellectual property?
The Internet’s spawned more than a couple of myths about copyright, creating widespread misunderstanding of author rights.
As authors, we care about our ideas and characters — and we want to protect them outside of our pages. That’s when copyright laws step in.
Here are four questions about copyright to which you want to know the answers right now, so that they don’t trip you up, even after you’ve written “The End.” (A/N: the below information applies only to the U.S. copyright system.)
What is poor man’s copyright?
Poor man’s copyright is the ghost that just will not go away.
To wit, the idea is this: instead of registering your copyright with the U.S. Copyright Office, you can prove your copyright by mailing…
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On The Story Reading Ape’s blog I found a link to Joanna Penn’s blog post about five reasons why we should podcast our stories. Thank you Chris and Joanna!
By Joanna Penn on How to Ebook site:
Storytelling has gone hand in hand with the audio format since our ancestors told each other stories around the campfire.
I can remember lying in bed listening to Peter and the Wolf on tape, and before I wrote fiction, I listened to audio fiction podcasts like Scott Sigler’s Infected and 7th Son by JC Hutchins, early pioneers of podcast fiction.
Nowadays, we have super-professional podcasts like Welcome to Nightvale, as well as audio-dramas and radio plays. In today’s article, Matthew McLean from ThePodcastHost, talks about why you should consider podcasting your fiction.
Why do you write fiction? What’s your ultimate goal?
Is it to get published, and see your book proudly displayed on bookstore shelves?
Or is it purely as an outlet for your creativity, and for the love of reaching people with your stories?
Whatever your reason, the decision to…
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On The Story Reading Ape’s blog I found an article, written by Chris Well, about 9 ways any author can get media attention, which I think is quite important for each one of us writers. Thank you!
by Chris Well on BookWorks site:
In today’s publishing landscape, it’s tougher than ever for authors to be discovered. There are so many books competing for those potential readers. That’s why free media attention can boost your visibility.
Once you’ve set up your author website and updated your social media profiles, one of the most effective ways to rise above the noise is to convince an influencer in the media to put you in front of their audience. That puts your name—and your book—in front of far more potential readers than you can possibly reach yourself.
When you appear in the media, you can leverage their platform to build yourplatform.
Too many authors assume they have no chance of getting attention from media outlets. Speaking as a 30+ year media professional, I can tell you from experience that whether an author represents herself or himself is not a problem…
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