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WRITING NOVELS – MY APPROACH

WRITING NOVELS – MY APPROACH

Have you ever wondered how novelists come up with their ideas? Or maybe getting the idea is easy; it’s developing it into a full story that’s the problem? It’s a valid concern. And, like everything in authorship, it seems there’s no one magical way to do it. Though...

Review of Think Like a Rock Star by Mack Collier

Review of Think Like a Rock Star by Mack Collier

Being famous. People waiting in line for hours to buy your book and get your loopy signature on its title page. Readers scrambling to get your next copy. Volumes of pre-orders. Admit it, as an author, deep down, that’s your ultimate dream, isn’t it? Don’t tell me...

THE 5 PS OF BOOK MARKETING

THE 5 PS OF BOOK MARKETING

When thinking about book marketing, the best way to start is at the beginning, so let's get back to the basic basics: the 4 Ps of product, price, place, and promotion. All of these Ps, along with a huge 5th P factor, are important to consider when book marketing....

Line Editing and the Other Levels of Revision

Line Editing and the Other Levels of Revision

Sometimes authors get confused by the various types of revision and editing, including line editing, so I thought I’d explain to them how I see them, narrowing in focus from developmental editing to proofreading. Developmental Editing Developmental editing involves...

Writing Craft Quick Start Guide

Writing Craft Quick Start Guide

Do you want to start a writing craft journey, but you’re not sure where to start? You know all of the great reasons to write (for mental health, to express creativity, to inspire or help others, etc.), but you just can’t seem to begin? It’s easier than you think. Step...