For those who are interested in publication, or growing your writing as a business, you’ll want to check out Karen Syed’s blog The Life of a Publisher. Karen offers insightful discussions regarding the business of writing from the perspective of both a writer and a publisher.
Her most recent posts, installments of A Quick start Guide for the Successful Writer, address the business of writing and publishing head-on, by encouraging writers to be informed, driven, and realistic, especially when it comes to goal setting and the process of achieving those goals.
This is a great opportunity to hear thoughts on the writing and publishing business from a publisher herself. Stop by and ask Karen some questions – she answers from experience.
How do you approach the business aspects of your writing? Do you just write for the pleasure of it, or are you published and/or working towards publication? How do you balance your creative goals with your business goals? How do you approach the task of self-promotion?