Author career · Feature · publishing

Pub Finance #2: HOW DO AUTHORS MAKE MONEY? A MASTERPOST

HOW DO AUTHORS MAKE MONEY? A MASTERPOST “By selling books, of course!” Yes, of course authors make money by selling books, but the reality of authorly income is actually far more complex than simple book sales. And if you’re an aspiring writer, it’s wise to get a grasp of the financial basics of the career… Continue reading Pub Finance #2: HOW DO AUTHORS MAKE MONEY? A MASTERPOST

Author career · Roundtable

Roundtable #15: Goal setting and Time management

A big part of being a successful author is being able to set goals and manage your time well. It gets really hard when there’s no guarantee that the project your working on will ever…well…publish. So, that got us talking about how to set realistic goals both short-term and long-term/career. And we invited some of… Continue reading Roundtable #15: Goal setting and Time management

Author career · Craft · publishing

Pub Finances #1: How to Budget as a Full-time writer/freelancer

Hi all! We’re starting a new series! We saw all the conversations about how there is a lack of transparency in publishing. And while we think there are some great resources already out there, publishing is ever changing and it can’t hurt to have more people sharing their stories! So we started a Pub Finance… Continue reading Pub Finances #1: How to Budget as a Full-time writer/freelancer

Craft · publishing · Roundtable

Roundtable #14: Refilling the Creative Well

Fun fact: a lot of our Roundtable topics come from conversations we’re already having within the WBP critique group chat! And one of the things we’ve been talking about A LOT is burn-out and refilling the creative well (maybe because a lot of us debuted/became agented the last 3 years). So, we figured we’d bring… Continue reading Roundtable #14: Refilling the Creative Well

Interview

Author Spotlight: Debut Author Katy Rose Pool

Welcome to our Author Spotlight series! This one is super special because we interview one of the WBP contributors, Katy Rose Pool (or Katy Rosé as we like to call her…when we’ve been drinking wine…) We’re so excited about her debut Young Adult epic fantasy, THERE WILL COME A DARKNESS (which is out today!). It is… Continue reading Author Spotlight: Debut Author Katy Rose Pool

Community · Feature

We’re Back + What we did on “Summer Break”

WBP might have been on hiatus, but the ladies of WBP have been very busy all summer, so we thought we’d give you a “what we did on summer break” post including what we’ve been reading and loving! One of the biggest highlights for the whole group was definitely going on a writing retreat followed… Continue reading We’re Back + What we did on “Summer Break”