The number one way readers learn about books is word of mouth. In this Internet day and age, that is still true. Yet, book reviews still hold enormous sway over readers, whether they’re browsing...
Writer's Fun Zone by Beth Barany
The most effective way to understand your potential audience is first really understand your book and your purpose in writing it. This applies to both fiction and non-fiction, so fiction writers, no getting out of this!
We survived one of the strangest years in humankind’s recent history. Who knew on January 1 of last year everything we took for granted would be turned upside down? Let’s glance back, then look forward into 2021 from one novelist’s perspective.
Top blog posts in 2020 on literary law by estate planning lawyer, Kelley Way.
Many people place an incredible amount of importance on New Year’s Eve / New Year’s Day. Yet this time of year is a good opportunity to assess and reflect on life and to get clear about your creative and writing goals.
Nevada McPherson discovers she’s writing the noir as she explores what kind of novel she’s written and prepares to submit her new book to agents.
A compilation of 15 tips to marketing your novel in the time of COVID from Keri Kruspe who has published five books in the last two years. Even in these challenging times, we can find ways to reach readers.
In this post I discuss your options for how to end your scenes. After you eat a delicious meal, you’re left with a sensation, usually a feeling of pleasant fullness. The resolution of a...
The other day I was sharing with my community of other creative entrepreneurs about how I was feeling stuck about getting into my editing, partly because that meant turning my back on the world...