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 · 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

Author career · Feature · publishing

Fantastic Agents & How to Find Them (7): Veteran Author

The goal of this series isn’t to tell anyone how an author-agent relationship should be, but rather to showcase the very wide range of experiences out there. Everyone wants and needs something different from their agent, and we hope that by reading the varied thought processes of our guest contributors, writers can begin to figure out… Continue reading Fantastic Agents & How to Find Them (7): Veteran Author

Author career · Feature · publishing

Fantastic Agents & How to Find Them (6): Agented Author

The goal of this series isn’t to tell anyone how an author-agent relationship should be, but rather to showcase the very wide range of experiences out there. Everyone wants and needs something different from their agent, and we hope that by reading the varied thought processes of our guest contributors, writers can begin to figure out… Continue reading Fantastic Agents & How to Find Them (6): Agented Author

Author career · Feature · publishing

Fantastic Agents & How to Find Them (5): Published YA Author

The goal of this series isn’t to tell anyone how an author-agent relationship should be, but rather to showcase the very wide range of experiences out there. Everyone wants and needs something different from their agent, and we hope that by reading the varied thought processes of our guest contributors, writers can begin to figure out… Continue reading Fantastic Agents & How to Find Them (5): Published YA Author

Author career · Interview · publishing

Fantastic Agents & How to Find Them (4): YA & Adult agented author

The goal of this series isn’t to tell anyone how an author-agent relationship should be, but rather to showcase the very wide range of experiences out there. Everyone wants and needs something different from their agent, and we hope that by reading the varied thought processes of our guest contributors, writers can begin to figure out… Continue reading Fantastic Agents & How to Find Them (4): YA & Adult agented author