You absolutely must read this post. Tim Clare shares all the nitty gritty details behind the launch of his second novel, including much frank talk about money. If you’ve ever wondered how it all works, this is a good place to find out.
This short piece reckons the best way to filter and curate your Twitter feed is to just burn it to the ground and start again. I might consider this if I didn’t think it would lead to people thinking I was very cross at them.
Perhaps related to my survey above, I’m currently looking at how other people are doing newsletters. This one is from a literary agent and contains some fantastic free pieces (I haven’t subscribed to the paid stuff yet).
This website builder popped into my inbox last week. It’s similar to the excellent Carrd, but does all the building work for you if you just give it a few details. No coding knowledge necessary, which is perhaps the main thing.
Dear people asking me to write articles for free: This isn't my hobby. My hobbies are camping with my family and - when I'm lucky - having super hot sex with my wife. If your commission doesn't involve me toasting marshmallows or having a lovely orgasm then you do need to pay me.