Greetings, SE’ers! Beem Weeks here with you again. Today, I’m talking about audiobooks! Once the realm of big-named authors and major publishing houses, audiobooks have become the fastest growing segment in publishing today—even among indie authors. In the early days of the format, authors like Stephen King or Tom Clancy might sit down and narrate … Continue reading A Few Words About Audiobooks!
Greetings, SE’ers! Beem Weeks here with you again. Today, I am going to share my thoughts on indie publishing versus traditional. What would make a writer forego the traditional road to publication? Why would an author entrust his/her hard-fought creation to the Great Unknown that is the indie publishing industry? The answer, if we’re honest … Continue reading Indie Versus Traditional: The Author’s Dilemma
Greetings, SE’ers! Beem Weeks here with you again. Since today (March 4) is National Day of Unplugging, I’ve decided to share my thoughts on the prevalence of technology in everyday life. They are everywhere. In restaurants, bars, movie theaters, and banks. They can be found wandering the streets of big cities and small villages alike. … Continue reading Unplugging from Technology—if Only for a Day
Ciao, SEers. Happy Wednesday! I'm in a great mood as I write this. Although I'm not participating in NaNoWriMo, I've been putting up some impressive word counts this month. True, I was highly motivated (I wanted to---needed to---finish my WIP to move onto other things), but my pace even surprised me. There were two days … Continue reading How Many Words Can a Wordsmith Smith…