Not a good brown, like shiny chocolate. It was a brown that declared all that’s good and colorful has dissolved in motor oil, and it’s what’s for dinner for the rest of your life.
Revised and expanded – Karin Kallmaker’s advice on how to prepare and survive reading from your book the first time. Ad free site.
It’s hard not to be frustrated by the rampant cheating going on, but that’s no excuse for being an asshat to readers, reviewers, and other writers.
I sell my work for money, like a dentist or a house painter. I am a professional. That means I won’t work for someone else to profit while I get nothing. That’s not what professionals do. If that means I’m not gracious or generous, so be it.