Thank goodness, J.K. Rowling has resisted the temptation to spin out the Harry Potter universe endlessly, now that she’s got more money than the Queen. Rowling has inked a deal for a new adult novel, to be published by Little, Brown. In a statement, she said:
JANE EYRE Screenwriter to Adapt THE NIGHT CIRCUS for Summit (click image to go to the @colliderfrost @DrClawMD article) #screenwriting #screenplay “Summit has selected screenwriter Moira Buffini (Jane Eyre) to pen their upcoming feature film adaptation of the YA fantasy novel, The Night Circus.
A picture is worth a thousand words. Avoid lame author portraits. Your agent, family, and fans will thank you. For years, we’ve heard the adage about pictures having impact. But in the age of digital photography, it is tempting to think that anyone with a camera is a photographer.
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Sometimes I think we writers would like to find the magic formula for having our books reach success. We’re constantly drawn to posts that say things like: “How to Write a Best Seller in Three Easy Steps” or “Increase Your Amazon Rankings Overnight” or Ten Ways to Triple Your Book Sales.”
25 Things I Want To Say To So-Called “Aspiring” Writers, at #terribleminds. bit.ly/zxRjeU
One thing I’ve discovered in my writing life is I’m no good at predicting whether or not an opportunity is gonna prove worthwhile. But I’ve also learned I don’t have to be. Over time, I’ve developed a few simple rules to guide me. They’ve helped me immensely; mayhap they’ll do the same for you.
You finished writing your first book. Congratulations. The good news is, you’ve accomplished something that only a small percentage of the population ever will. Most just dream about it. Few really do it. Now for the bad news: Your first book is not publishable. What? Joe, are you crazy?
Five Stages of Writers Block (and how to beat writers block at each stage!) ow.ly/1GR7XN #writetip #amwriting #myWANA
One of the biggest cardinal sins any writer can commit, is becoming too emotionally dependant on artistic perfection. I’ll admit, there is a certain ‘romance’ about being an eccentric artist; to be obsessed over your craft, and consumed by a desire to make the next ‘great work of art’.