Important post on the unfair banning of various indie books, erotica and otherwise. If you self publish you should probably have a peek as you never know how it might affect you. Go here to read.
Publishing a short story ebook
Anyone thinking of publishing online (and who isn’t these days) might find this post by Alex Shvartsman useful. Hop to it before the computers get you.
Putting off work (again)
The other day I again found myself in the situation of avoiding work. It happens when I have more to do than usual. At a point in the afternoon I suddenly think, ‘maybe looking through twitter isn’t the thing I ought to be doing right now,’ and then I hopefully get on with things. Most of the time.
Sometimes doing a bit of excercise helps, sometimes telling yourself off helps, and sometimes doing it all tomorrow works just as well.
Everyone who does arty things involving self-discipline, whether they work freelance or do it on their own time, recognises this feeling.
This animation by Levni Yilmaz, from his ‘Tales of Mere Existence’ series, outlines the whole thing perfectly:
Other writers will certainly recognise this situation: