Home » News & Blogs » 2020 Writing Blog
Bookmark and Share
Philip Pugh's Astronomy Blog

2020 Writing Blog

2 Jan 2020, 22:47 UTC
2020 Writing Blog
(200 words excerpt, click title or image to see full post)

January 2nd: 2019 An Astronomer's YearThis is a continuation of my 2019 Writing Blog:https://sungazer127mak.blogspot.com/2019/01/2019-writing-blog.htmlI started the ball rolling with the release of my summary of astronomical observations and photos:https://www.amazon.com/dp/B083C5K1NH/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=2019+and+astronomer%27s+year&qid=1577871438&s=digital-text&sr=1-1You don't have to be an astronomer to enjoy it but if you are it helps.January 2nd: Year PlansMany writers have posted ideas about writing and how they are going to write more words, publish more books, etc., etc. I have written about word counts and writing daily before. Unless you have a publishing deadline with a publishing contract, it doesn't matter. I write for two reasons:I want to be readI like to make money.The truth is that I have made more money from one book than the other nine put together:https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0387681264/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i1I'm sure this "saying" has been made up by someone before:It is better to write one word read by a million people than a million words read by one person.So, in my not so humble opinion, it is better to concentrate on quality, rather than quantity. The other point is that nearly all writers have a day job and that usually pays the bills and the writing money is zero or a few hundred dollars in a good year. Most of ...

Latest Vodcast

Latest Podcast

Advertise PTTU

NASA Picture of the Day

Astronomy Picture of the Day