Lawrence Block’s The Liar’s Bible shares 100′s of career, writing, & money tips for authors.
The Liar’s Bible contains dozens of Lawrence Block’s Writer’s Digest articles.
For example, download and print the mind map shown above showing the 11 practical and detailed money management tips contained in Chapter 3: Getting By on a Writer’s Income. It’s real world advice you can’t find in one place, anywhere else, based on the ups and down’s of Block’s life and the lives of the author’s he’s observed.
Chapter 3, alone, shares an MBA’s worth of financial ideas and tips that can help any author or writer avoid the painful consequences that often accompany the typical author’s year-to-year income fluctuations during both good and bad times.
Written in his signature style, which combines the conversational style of two friends discussing their lives at a corner bar with concise, tightly-organized practical advice, Lawrence Block addresses all aspects of writing and publishing success.
Topics include the nuts and bolts of dealing with agents and publishers, coping with the changes and disappointments, dealing with writer’s issues like blocks and burn-outs, and balancing personal and professional considerations.
There is as much engagement and immediacy in The Liar’s Bible as there is in Lawrence Block’s most popular novels and stories.
The Liar’s Bible is a testament not only to Lawrence Block’s prolific, decades-long career–his Amazon Author’s Page contains 250 listings–but also the the insights that emerge when authors write about their careers while living it.
Best of all, if you’re a Kindle user, the wisdom in The Liar’s Bible is currently available for less than the price of a Big Mac!
What kinds of career, financial, or writing questions would you ask Lawrence Block if you met him? Share your questions as comments, below. Also see, Lawrence Block’s Afterthoughts.