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Writing takes practice–duh!

Writing takes practice–duh!

After Ray Bradbury died in 2012, many radio programs replayed interviews with the master.  A fast talker, he spoke easily about his early failures, but also accredited his success to lots of practice.  When the interviewer (sorry, I can’t remember which show or host) complimented his writing, he flippantly responded “well, I wrote everyday for … Continue reading

Classic fiction generates sales

Classic fiction generates sales

Yesterday I mused whether certain bestsellers will (or did) become classics.  See my previous post here.  I recently came across the list above in the Feb 24, 2014 edition of Publisher’s Weekly.  It reveals the year’s top selling backlist fiction titles, which includes books that have been on sale for longer than one year.  Four … Continue reading