So, in the first part of this topic I discussed why teachers shouldn’t really be limiting the writing ability of creative writing students. Here is another topic that I feel needs to get addressed while we are critiquing the English college curriculum. Alright, so it has been argued that many people go to college just … Continue reading What can be Improved Upon in English College Courses (Part 2)
Hey guys, So, when I'm not writing I like to workout. One of the best DVD's I've ever worked out to is TapoutXT2 in the first 60 days of this workout I lost 18 pounds. I definitely recommend it to anyone who wants to work out and lose weight and just get in shape. Anyways, … Continue reading Pre-Activate to Activate
Here is the logo I finally got designed for my publishing company. Like I mentioned in my first post, a name for a company is only as good as it's logo, you want to be easily identifiable. I think this does a pretty good job of doing that.
I recently came across this amazing image and although it is more for small businesses I think any independent publisher who has their own house is a small business owner. More realistically, though, for those of you who have not set up something like that, then this may be relevant for the types of things … Continue reading Digital Marketing Options
Alright, it's been a while, but like I said, I've been busy with my own deadlines to meet. We talked last time about building a plan for your book and how it should have a marketing scheme set up 2-4 months prior. Also, I mentioned that this timetable (the one I gave in the blog … Continue reading Putting Together the Plan
Alright, Been busy the past couple of days, and this week is actually extremely busy for me as I meet my own deadlines, but while I mention deadlines, I figure what an appropriate place to talk about scheduling. Something I would invest in right off the bat is a planner. Whether you have an hour-by-hour … Continue reading Planning the Timeline
Alright, so yesterday we looked at just the expenses part of the business plan because when you are making something like that, that is the one section you want to start with. Now, I forgot to mention this but you should also add your projected revenue. This is a TOTAL GUESSTIMATE. Especially if you don't … Continue reading Business Plans–The Rest of It
Business Plans are by far the most taxing part about the writing process (pun intended). They are dry, dull, and boring material that definitely limits our creativity. However, we still need to do them because that's life. If you plan on getting a loan for publishing your book (because it can be quite the hefty … Continue reading Creating the Business Plan–Expenses