The true responsibility of being a published author


Good morning!

I have coffee! I have kids moving towards school (thus giving me a quiet house)! And I’ve got a desk full of ‘stuff’ needing my attention! Unfortunately, most of it has nothing to do with writing.

As a published author, you’ve got responsibilities. To your editor, getting your changes done in a timely manner. To your publisher, wrapping up all the small stuff your book needs (bio, dedication, etc) and sent in so they can format a complete book. To yourself, to find the balance between promoting the released titles and writing new ones.

Then there’s the responsibility you have to your readers. Be kind. Be encouraging if they’re writers as well. Be pleasant. Be approachable. Be the type of person that you’d want to meet after waiting 3 hours to get an autograph.

Be gracious if you’re handed the 5th piece of original art that depicts your…

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