EP105: Ed McDonald, Dear Debut Authors
Ed McDonald broke onto the fantasy scene with his incredible debut Blackwing in 2017 and has had an amazing year. He’s living the dream! Then a few weeks ago he wrote a very honest blog titled ‘Dear Debut Authors of 2018’ in which he asked the question, “What next?”
In this episode you will discover…
- How to prepare for and navigate the first year of the publication of your book
- Sales anxiety and why you need to treat your writing as a business and a career
- How much should you act on reader feedback for your second book?
- Top tips from Ed for writing fight scenes (he’s handy with a sword in real life, too!)
And here’s Ed’s original blog: https://edmcdonaldwriting.com/2018/03/10/dear-debut-authors-of-2018/
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