Today, I’m delighted to be taking part in Read Indies Hot Reads by Robert Stanek (http://readindies.blogspot.
Robert Stanek has been a writer since he was in elementary school (which he shares about in but didn’t start writing novels until 1984. He won his first writing award in 1991 when his essays on his tours of combat overseas earned him the George Washington honor medal from the Freedom Foundation at Valley Forge. Robert signed his first contract for a full-length work in 1994 and his first book was published in 1995. In 2014, he celebrated two major milestones: 20 years as a professional writer and his 150th published books. He shares all about this in the article How I Made This Crazy Thing Called Writing a 20-Year Career (http://www.robert-stanek.com/
In his long, distinguished writing career, books by Robert Stanek have been distributed and published by Simon & Schuster, Random House, Macmillan, Pearson, Microsoft, O'Reilly, and others. Most of these books are nonfiction works published as William Stanek and you can read his tips for surviving the writer’s life in Traveling the Writer’s Road (http://www.robert-stanek.com/
One of the inside joke’s by and between writers is: Don’t quit your day job. Robert talks about this in his article which should have been titled “Don’t Quit Your Day Job Just Yet” (http://robertstanek.blogspot.
A lot of Robert’s writing advice is very practical, including his article titled Some People Are the Dog. Others the Tail on the Dog (http://robertstanek.blogspot.
Writers looking for deeper understanding of publishing and the business of writing may also want to read these articles by Robert Stanek: Understanding Books Sales (http://www.robert-stanek.com/
Robert is also helping to launch Indie Plus, a premier distribution service for indie authors that distributes author’s works in print, ebook, audio and video to 240+ retails and 65,000 libraries in 42 countries while still allowing them to manage their own Amazon accounts. Read more about Indie Plus athttp://readindies.blogspot.ca/