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Tag: Kristen Lamb

Death and Taxes–A Writer's Guide to Keeping More of What You Make

How many talented actors, musicians, artists and athletes ended up going from multi-millionaires to using a squeegee at a car wash because they failed to understand the business side of their business?

The Writing Business–Formula for Disaster Meets the Recipe for Success (Part II)

The writer’s contribution is more than valuable, it preserves and grows the human condition. Tyrants burn the books first for a reason.

Warrior Writer—Formula for Disaster Meets the Recipe for Success Revisited (Part I)

What good is a brilliant novel if we don’t learn the business well enough to survive, let alone thrive? Similarly, what good does learning about finding an agent or even great marketing serve us if our product is crap?

Just Do It

No one ever published half of a perfect book.

Beyond Bastards, Bullies and Bad Girls–Understanding the Antagonist

So be kind to your readers. Leave existentialism in philosophy class, and make sure to give your readers something “real” to grab a hold of. They need a focal point to be better able to cheer on your hero (heroine).