Scott Nicholson had a successful full-time job as a reporter, but his true calling was to write fiction.
The following is a guest post by Penny Carnathan.
Every November, over 200,000 people worldwide take part in NaNoWriMo — “(inter)National Novel Writing Month”.
Without any middlemen or gatekeepers, with virtually no costs involved, and with self-marketing possible through social media and other Internet channels, electronic publishing is creating a robust market for new writers and books.
Penguin USA will provide the service through its genre-fiction online community, Book Country, which launched in May offering wannabe authors the opportunity to post their work online and receive feedback.
There are 130 million blogs on the Internet (according to Technorati), and 350 million people reading blogs daily (according to Comscore).
Most of us pick up pencils and lose them without giving it a second thought.
Copy Blogger: Content is king, but if the king looks like a toad, no one will know he’s royalty.