Author career · publishing

Debut Author Survival Guide #4: Social media presence & Self-promo

The Debut Author Survival Guide is a series that explains everything that happens between selling your book to publication day in an attempt to demystify the process of publishing your first novel (through a traditional publishing lens). Go HERE to see the rest of the series! Self-promotion is daunting, especially when you’re a brand new… Continue reading Debut Author Survival Guide #4: Social media presence & Self-promo

Author career · publishing

Debut Author Survival Guide #1: Contract Basics

The Debut Author Survival Guide is a series that explains everything that happens between selling your book to publication day in an attempt to demystify the process of publishing your first novel (through a traditional publishing lens). Go HERE to see the rest of the series! When you sell your book one of the first… Continue reading Debut Author Survival Guide #1: Contract Basics

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