#MarketingMondays: Editing Your Work

Editing your work or having it edited is something that every writer must face at least once in their writing career.  We have to make sure that our work is the best it can be before we present it to the public. You can have someone help you edit your work or do it yourself. You can also use the editor that comes when you get a publishing deal. … [Read more...]

#MarketingMondays: Have You Ever Had Writer’s Block?

Have you ever felt like you couldn't continue writing? Did it make you feel like it wasn't all worth it? Well, that is what we call writer's block. Having writer's block is not the end all be all for writers. A lot of authors may think that when they get writer's block, their career is over. Whenever I get into this situation, I just walk away from … [Read more...]

#MarketingMondays: Do You Know How to Query?

Have you ever asked yourself if you wanted to query an agent or publisher? Do you know what that entails? It isn't as hard as some might say. There are a few things that need to be done to do it correctly. There are several ways this can be done, but you have to make sure that you do it right or you will end up on the slush pile. Nobody wants to … [Read more...]

#Marketing Mondays: Don’t Get Discouraged!

Have you ever felt discouraged when writing? Well, this is normal for all writers at some point in their career. There are ways to help counteract this feeling. You have to make yourself see the good in what you have already accomplished. Remember only you can make yourself feel the way that you feel when you are discouraged. You are the only one … [Read more...]

#MarketingMondays: Running Promotions

Running Promotions can help you as an author reach your audience and possibly more people who would like to read your work. There are several ways that you can run promotions that will help you sell your work, or at the very least get people to read it. These types of promotions help you, and your work makes more of an impact on your audience. … [Read more...]

#MarketingMondays: Optimizing Your Book for Effective Promotions

Optimizing your book for effective promotions is one of the many things an author must do to help sell more books or get more readers. There are a few ways that this can be done. Writing parts of your book and giving the reader something to cling to while you finish the book is one way to help with this. Giving the readers part of your book and … [Read more...]

#MarketingMondays: How to Keep Your Writing Momentum During the Holidays

The holidays are upon us, and it gets harder to keep writing as we spend time with family and friends. There are a few ways to keep yourself accountable during this time of year. You just need to make sure that you follow what you have been doing the rest of the year. It's all about scheduling and keeping up with your writing. It's understandable … [Read more...]

Wednesdays are for Writers: Nicole Collet on writing is rewriting

Writing is rewriting. I’m not saying anything new: Ernest Hemingway once said the first draft of a book was “sh*t” (textual words). When you first write your book, you’re building it out of thin air. At this stage, it’s impossible to immerse yourself in each passage to come up with all the right details, lines of dialogue and metaphors. The … [Read more...]

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