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By Darrell Pitt (ed.)

Interviews with fifty writers as they discuss writing, publishing and selling their books within the electronic age. the various writers are conventional authors. Others have outfitted careers as self-published booklet authors. It comprises interviews with authors who write detective tales, westerns, romance, thrillers and children’s books.
Included are:
John Locke, the 1st self released e-book writer to promote 1000000 copies of his novels.
Micaela Wendell who used to be 13 whilst she wrote the 1st draft of her booklet The Branding.
Dolores Durando who wrote and released her first booklet while she became ninety.
And the fantastic Robert J Randisi who has written over novels.
All of them percentage tips and recommendation garnered from front line as they've got effectively develop into writers within the electronic age.

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13. 14. 15. 16. Be prepared to be surprised and upset by what you write…and by what you think. Serious writing forces you to come to terms with yourself…forces you to explore private demons. Don’t try to be a critic while you’re writing. Once you have a draft, or become blocked, then you must rethink and rework and be as hard on yourself as if you were writing for The New York Times Book Review. If you’re having trouble with a sentence or a passage or a plot twist, ask yourself if something doesn’t need to be cut.

However, it established a good working relationship with the editor, who then hired me to write a kid's guide to the internet in 1995 (preexplorer/netscape stuff) that never came out, and then hired me to write my first two published books, a kid's adaptation of Return of the Jedi and a Jurassic Park II: Lost World data file. So in 1997 I was all set to be a kids writer. The big change in fortune came around 2001 when I won the Writers of the Future award for Bury my Heart at the Garrick, a fantasy version of the last week of Houdini's life.

He didn’t take out anything important, though, even though he said it made his heart sick to read it. I don’t know about that. It’s done now, and if anything’s wrong it’s probably my fault. Anyway, it’s mostly true. —Edmund “Mundy” McDowell November 16, 1864 Scranton, Pennsylvania I was half-way into the book when I wrote the bit above. What surprised me was to ‘discover’ that Mundy ‘composed’ that prologue in Scranton, Pennsylvania. But Scranton wasn’t supposed to be in the book! So…I had to figure out how he came to end up there.

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