…good writing, like water, will ultimately find its own level…

Good points made here by Seumas Gallacher! “The best way to promote yer books is to write stuff that’s at least halfway decent… with good proof reading, editing, cover art…”

Seumas Gallacher

…the quill-scrapers’ equivalent of ‘getting yer shins kicked’ is that period starting from when yeez first put pen to paper or fingertips to laptop in the quest of producing ‘that book’ we all supposedly have in us, until the point of realisation that yer WURK is now actually ‘fit for public consumption’… I’m reading a lot of stuff currently on the Web where all sorts of people are rabbiting on about ‘How To Sell More Books’...now, I’m not saying they’re all charlatans or get-rich-quick-on other-folks’-hopes merchants, but frankly some of them are NUTHIN but that… fiddling around with SEO functions may be all very well for the real internet technicians, but even then, I think that kind of exercise has an extremely short ’sell-by’ date… and generally expensive… show me a rich author who can afford that expense, and I’ll show you about 0.000000538 % of the scribblers…

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  1. Totally agree with the highlighted quote. Not sure about his style though…

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