Getting your novel off the ground.
I don’t care what anyone says, every artist wants to be a star, whether co-or
overtly. Yes, there are times when all of us create in secret; authors have been
known to write books solely for themselves (Marcus Aurelius’ meditations),
artists paint pictures they hide in basements (The painters of Burma), budding rock stars close the curtains and croon furtively into hairbrushes. But let’s face it, art is about the expression of ideas, and if you’re expressing, you’re usually expecting an audience. Even the hiding of art (unless for political reasons) is about the audience, and the fear of its often acerbic feedback. The exhibitionist and the introvert are both in the thrall of other people's opinions. Read on . . .
A Road Unknown. (Inkblot magazine Taiwan)
Secrets of the Lycians (Bella Spark)
Living the Dream on a Shoestring. (Bella Spark Magazine)
Why Emerging Authors should enter the One Big Book Launch (Writers and Artists)
Running the Gauntlet (Mountain Blog 2014)
The Right Look for a Book Launch