Although she started making books at the age of nine, Joan Marie Galat wasn’t published until 12 years old, when she became a paid weekly newspaper columnist. Today she is the award-winning author of more than a dozen books, with new titles scheduled for 2017 and 2018. Her newest title, published by Whitecap Books is Dot […]
One of the most profound changes the internet has helped to bring is the ability to self-publish. It was not long ago that writing a book required getting support from a publisher and the expenditure of thousands of dollars. Today, people around the world publish novels, reports, and other works for a fraction of the […]
Talented writer, Kate Harvie is coming back with a new inspiring guest post on “How to know when to publish your book.” Kate Harvie is a writer, editor, and brand strategist. She was born in New York City and grew up in Cleveland. After grad school, she decided to live where she was born. She defines herself […]
Adam Dreece is an international best-selling young adult author. He kicked off his indie author career with his steampunk meets fairy tale series, The Yellow Hoods, which struck a chord with kids 9-15 and adults. After four books in the series, the former software architect of 20 years created two new worlds with his […]
We live and breathe our book for months and sometimes even years. We pour our heart out on paper and sweat to ensure each word earn its place in the story. After countless revisions, the story takes its final form and the book is ready. Celebrate this accomplishment for a moment, because quite frankly you […]
Good Afternoon everyone, I wanted to say Thank You to The Phantom Writer for interviewing me. This has been a fun experience. The interview provides a brief summary of my background and I also discuss my current work-in-progress, a Young Adult Fantasy novel.
When I first started writing, I had no clue what I was doing – I mean really NO clue! I had this great idea powered by great enthusiasm, but no real education on the matter. I threw myself in this writing endeavor to quickly realize I had to stop and correct my approach. I don’t […]