Monday, Monday... Quick Six PRO day! And today we've got a fellow loveyoudivine author, Cain Berlinger, in the hot seat. (That's a lie--it's quite cushiony, the seat.)
Quick Six PRO with Cain BerlingerQ: What's the most time-consuming part of a writer's life?Cain Berlinger: The most time consuming thing for a writer is almost everything that comes after the piece is finished. The PR, the rewrites, even second guessing yourself in some cases.Q: What should a writer's priority be?Cain Berlinger: A writer's priority is to touch the readers' emotions, intellectually and sexually.Q: What advice do you give aspiring authors?Cain Berlinger: For an aspiring author: they should write, write, and write some more. You DO improve with practice.Q: What makes an editor great or...not so great?Cain Berlinger: A great editor is an editor where the writer says 'you're right' more often that they say "you're wrong"Q: If you've ventured into self-publishing, what are the pros and cons?Cain Berlinger: Self publishing gives you total control and all the monies. You never really feel validated though as an author until someone else wants to read your stuff.Q: Do you have a preference for short stories of longer works?Cain Berlinger: I prefer short stories, it's a personal choice; it reflects my own attention span.
Cain Berlinger is author of: Morphine
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His website is www.cainberlingerbooks.com