Great question popped up on one of the lists. The person asked, "Does pre-ordering a book help the author? Is pre-ordering more important than buying a book within the first 3 weeks it comes out?"Here's my answer:As I understand it, pre-ordering helps a lot. The publisher looks to pre-orders to determine print run--and early indications of popularity. The higher the print run, the more a publisher has invested in a book, and therefore, the more a … [Read more...] about Does Pre-Ordering a Book Matter?
Okay, I'm already writing for three other blogs, (http://killerhobbies.blogspot.com http://forustl.blogspot.com http://midnightwriters.blogspot.com ) plus notes on Crimespace. What the heck am I doing here?It's simple: I don't want anyone to take my name.Why? Well, it's happened to me before (a long, ugly story), and I'm a tad paranoid about it happening again.Cogblogo ergo sum. (I blog, therefore I am. I had to make up a new word in Latin to … [Read more...] about Cogblogo Ergo Sum