Carnival of Storytelling #8

Welcome to the Carnival of Storytelling!

Thanks to everyone who submitted articles. Please show your support by checking out other articles on these blogs.

If you would like to host an edition of the Carnival of Storytelling, please let me know.

Now, the most interesting posts in the blogosphere about telling stories…

Art and Craft

The Business of Writing

Review and Analysis

Fiction

And that is this edition of the Carnival of Storytelling! Feel free to comment here or e-mail me to let me know what you think.

If you would like to host an edition of the Carnival of Storytelling, please let me know.

Submit your blog post for the next edition with the carnival submission form. Links to this and future editions can be found on the Carnival of Storytelling index page.

About J. Timothy King
J. Timothy King

I'm the eldest of three siblings, a stay-at-home father of two daughters, the husband of a wonderful wife, and an indie author of life-expanding character fiction. When not writing, I read, watch old TV and movies, play bass guitar, and tend to my family in our Boston-area apartment.

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Comments

Many blessings and wonders this new year, Tim, to you and all you hold dear.
Thank you for your to pull this all together, and for including my pieces in this fine collection.
Peace and wonder,
CG

You’re a star Tim. Thanks for including me – and I’m going to enjoy reading the rest.

Phil Gladwin

Thanks for including my story Tim! I am looking forward to reading the other participants.

J. Timothy King

CG, Phil, Vijayendra, thank you! And you’re welcome! Thanks for submitting your posts.

-TimK

Thanks so much for posting my blog in your carnival. I hope it is helpful. This is a great list of resources. I tell people that “writing is an art and a business” and you’ve really nailed that in your blog carnival. I’m honored to be a part and look forward to your future blog carnivals.

It is really very encouraging to see more authors recognizing the need to look at their writing as a business. I know that goes against our grain as story tellers but if we want to get our stories in the hands of people who will enjoy them we need to get better about finding out who our audience is, where the people are, and how they make reading decisions. Once we understand that-we are better prepared to get people connected with what we have to offer. If we remember it is NOT about us or what we want to get out of the book, but rather what we can GIVE to our reader, we will be ahead of many others!

Kind Regards,
Tiff
Tiffany Colter
Founder and President
http://www.WritingCareerCoach.blogspot.com
http://www.WritingCareerCoach.com

J. Timothy King

Hi, Tiffany. Thank so much for your comment. I agree completely. The business aspects of being a writer are so important, and publishers expect authors to take charge of the most important of these. As an author, you are self-employed.

BTW, thanks for submitting your article for the Carnival. I had not discovered your blog until I read your submission. Love your blog and site, and wish you the best.

Cheers,
-TimK

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