Sixth in the Write2Ignite Self-publishing series by Debbie DeCiantis In 2016, Write2Ignite Conference began receiving a lot of questions about non-traditional options like hybrid-and self-publishing. When our spring conference that year had to be canceled (actually, postponed, because all our presenters signed on to give their keynotes and workshops in March of 2017), author and … More Self-Publishing Q & A: Interview with P. Diane Buie
Author and former Write2Ignite Team member Janice D. Green has a wealth of experience with self-publishing projects. Below, she shares information about the steep learning curve she experienced as she navigated different options, programs, and methods for publishing books herself. What book did you first publish using a self-publishing provider or system? I have self-published several … More Self-Publishing Series Part IV Author Interviews
Do you have a special place where you like to write? What makes it work for you? Kathleen M. Muldoon wrote a chapter in her book Sowing Seeds: Writing for the Christian Children’s Market about the importance of setting up a place to write. Here are the first few paragraphs from Chapter 3, “In the Beginning”: The book … More Where is your writing place/space?
For me, this has been one of my best Christmases ever, though you probably wouldn’t have guessed it: My daughter’s family lives in North Carolina, and they spent Christmas with her husband’s family again, where there are plenty of children of all ages for the grandchildren to play with. Our unofficially adopted daughter who lives … More Christmas Reflections—Benefits of Christian Writing
by Janice D. Green Are you polishing up all of your manuscripts? Do you have published works you can show? Both may be useful to you at the Write2Ignite! Conference 2016 (or any other writing conference you attend.) This post is to help you get them organized in a way for you to share them easily. … More What to bring to W2I! Conference 2016 – manuscripts, portfolio and more
Occasionally, writers, both beginning and seasoned, will donate a portion of their work. Some writers forgo payment in order to build their publishing credits. Others desire to give back to their communities. Several view it as a “tithing” of their talents. This is a tale of two writers who give back: one self-published and the … More Writers Giving Back and Building Up: Interview with Authors Janice D. Green and Soraya D. Coffelt
Posted by Janice D. Green I feel honored and blessed to have been granted the opportunity to republish the book Sowing Seeds: Writing for the Christian Children’s Market by Kathleen M. Muldoon. I’m thrilled to announce that it now appears again on Amazon. Crystal Bowman is one of several “talented professionals who added their wisdom and experience for sections of this … More Sowing Seeds: Writing for the Christian Children’s Market by Kathleen M. Muldoon