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Summer is a great time to work on your writing and move forward with your book. A lot of people are on vacation or getting time off from work, so it’s a waste not to take advantage of that free time you suddenly have. You can take the time to start your new project, or to finally finish your book.
A lot of beginning writers struggle with this question – whether to write for themselves or for their readers. Basically, the answer lies in what the writer wish to accomplish – if it’s just for fun and their not concerned with how many people will actually buy the book, then writing for themselves is fine. But, if their goal is to get published and be paid for it, then aiming for a certain audience is a better choice.
The publishing industry is living a total revolution with self-publishing. This system is offering authors new opportunities than ever before. Some innovations such as print-on-demand services and e-books publishing allow authors who cannot attract the attention of a traditional publishing house to have the chance to publish on their own.
One of the biggest problems for writers is time. There are so many things to do and take care of that it’s very common that you don’t have enough time to devote yourself to write. If you are working on your next book and time is not on your side, here are some tips to put into practice right now.
Nowadays, there is a publishing landscape changing and it is pretty advisable to look into it to understand why this is happening, and what our real options are as authors. Technology and the traditional publishing process problems have motivated new strategies and interesting modifications to renew the conventional mechanism.
Many people are interested in writing books for children and young adults, but sometimes not for the right reasons. Children books are a very popular and profitable market. But a children author needs more than economic motivations to write. It is essential to be well-connected to children’s world, to have a really good story to tell and to respect and love children. Otherwise, it might not work.