Question of the Week: Do you think Association for Library Service to Children made the right decision to rename its award? How do we best distinguish between racist themes, characters, and authors when looking back on books from the past?
Do you think the Association for Library Service to Children made the right decision in their attempt to airbrush history? Should history be rewritten? Bryan Cohen is flying solo this week, but the sound effects king Jim Kukral will be back next week! Our fabulous featured Patrons include Slow Burn: Zero Day, The Final Arrangement, and Wanderer’s Escape. This week’s Happy Book Reviews Feature winners are Darren Sapp and Franki Kidd. Get ready for hit tips including how to use the Dome of Silence to get great feedback on your writing, why extreme calendaring is the new sport for you, and which milestones and achievements can motivate your future projects. The five news stories that deserve your attention this week are why pronouns won’t double your income, which sales strategies can help you go wider than wide, how Wattpad is becoming the launchpad for original film and television content, when is it all right to airbrush history—if ever, and how author Barry Hutchinson combined a backlist and a rapid release strategy to explode his income. Question of the Week: Do you think Association for Library Service to Children made the right decision to rename its award? How do we best distinguish between racist themes, characters, and authors when looking back on books from the past?
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- How to get great feedback in a writer’s group
- How to use extreme calendaring to get out of a rut
- Why you should take a second look at your achievements
- How an author (or authors) used pronouns to double their word count
- One author’s interpretation of going wide for fun and profit
- How blockbuster projects are finding their way out of Wattpad
- How one award is changing its name and possibly history
- What one author did to achieve $118,000 of sales in one year
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Slow Burn: Zero Day by Bobby Adair
The Final Arrangement by Annie Adams
Wanderer’s Escape by Simon Goodson
Tip #1: Dome of Silence
Tip #2: The New Extreme Sport
Tip #3: Start It Up
News #5: He, She, It
News #4: Working Wider
News #3: Kiss and Tell
News #2: Airbrushing History (1)
News #2: Airbrushing History (2)
News #1: Quick and Steady Wins the Race