Sentences are the veins of fiction. They carry the lifeblood of the story to the reader so that he or she may become filled with the experience. And a sentence is a writer’s most important tool for making that happen…so we should be constantly trying to make our sentences better. The best way to study is […]
Please welcome author Katharine Grubb as she shares how she wrote her novel in 10 minute increments. I am one of those annoying people who say they’ve been writing since they were four. My dreams of being a writer went through the same roller coaster many of yours did. I tried. I took classes. I grew. […]
Here’s an interesting question: should authors or writers have an email list? The answer is, absolutely. But, why? Isn’t a website, a Twitter account, a Facebook page, a GoodReads account, or a Google+ account enough? No. While it’s important to have accounts on social networking sites, you still need an email list. Related posts: No related posts.
People tell me all the time: “I’d love to write and self publish a book but I don’t know how.” My response is always the same: “I had no clue what I was doing when I self-published my first book.” Then they look at me as if I have some magical powers that they do […]
I want to show you some of the stuff I’ve learned as a self-published author so I’m going to have a new feature on my blog called “How to.” I’ll walk you through part of the publishing process so you can do it too. One of the hardest and most important things you’ll do as […]