Category Archives: Business

Questions 696: Dealing With Fame

Jeanne asks: How do authors⁠—especially introverted ones—deal with fame?

Resources Mentioned:
Breaking Bad
Babylon 5
Star Trek TNG
Star Trek DS 9
Lost
Battlestar Galactica (2003)
Brooke Magnati: How to Blog Anonymously And How Not To
Edward Snowden: How to Reclaim Privacy
How Laura Poitras Helped Snowden Spill His Secrets
How To Create An Anonymous Blog

Questions 690: Making A Living

Kelson asks: “I’ve heard authors can’t make a full-time living with their writing. Is this true? How was it for you?”

Resources Mentioned
Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder  by Nassim Nicolas Taleb
Business 101 by J. Daniel Sawyer
Rattle and Hum

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Questions 647: Choosing Editors

Robert asks: “What should I look for when choosing an editor?”

Resources Mentioned:
Astounding Science Fiction Anthology, edited by John Campbell
Best of Amazing Stories, edited by Hugo Gernsback
Who Goes There by John Campbell
Writing to Sell by Scott Merideth
Basic Instinct
Jade
Jagged Edge
Showgirls
The Devil’s Guide to Hollywood

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