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R. L. Copple gives his top ten ways that authors tend to bore readers. What bores you?
R. L. Copple features an mini-interview with Kat Hechenbach upon the publication of the second book in her The Tosh Island Chronicles, Seeking Unseen.
There’s a growing trend among agents. Dean Wesley Smith has recently gone totally anti-agent on his blog. In previous post, he’d allowed that some writers may want to consider an agent, but now he feels he can no longer recommend that anyone use an agent.
In the creative arts, practice is the norm. It’s expected that a pianist will spend hours and years perfecting their playing ability. Rock bands spend days and months practicing a song before releasing it. Actors attend numerous rehearsals for plays, or do a movie scene numerous times before the director is satisfied. And before that goes years of practice in most every profession before an artist ever gets on stage or in front of a camera.
So why do people who want to become published authors expect their first novel to sell? Why do people think authors don’t need to practice before snagging a publishing contract?