Today our Nanogang talks about the publishing industry. Resources Mentioned Blade Runner Maze Runner by James Dashner GailCarriger.com Join us at the Nanogang Forums Word Counts: Dan: 16970 Gail: 57963 Tori: 3015 Kitty: 1445 Alexis: 2375
Mike asks: How do I avoid common business pitfalls as an author/publisher? Resources Mentioned Crudrat by Gail Carriger Marine Biology by Gail Carriger Calibre Sigil Asana Online Marketing Made Easy with Amy Porterfield (podcast) Tax Savvy for Small Businesses S-corp vs. C-corp vs. LLC Resource page 20 Minute Delay (podcast) …
Scott asks: Why do traditional publishers make authors do their own marketing, but not other parts of the publishing process?
JR asks: What do see coming down the pike for the publishing market in 2020?
Jessica asks: Do indie writers need to pay to play?
Richard asks: Now that I’ve finished writing my book, what do I do with it? Resources Mentioned: Wikipedia article on Heinlein essay On the Writing of Speculative Fiction reprinted in Writing Science Fiction and Fantasy, edited by Asimov Science Fiction Magazine
Today Simon has feedback on using Vellum without a Mac. Resources Mentioned: Vellum
JR asks: Do you have any thoughts on subscription sites? Resources Mentioned scribd Serial Box
JR asks: How are book lengths evolving in today’s publishing market with the expectation of book release a month? Sponsored by Archivos
Melisa asks: How can you set up open source publishing tools without a steep learning curve? OpenOffice Libreoffice Vellum Sigil InDesign Scribus Sponsored by Archivos