How to Write, Edit, and Sell a Novel: Advice from the Forum Wednesday, January 12, 2011, by Ginny Wiehardt Writer Shelly Goodman Wright contributed an excellent piece in the forum on how she finished a novel and then “built a platform” for it before submitting to agents. Because she provides such a good example of […]
When authors learn the craft of brand building they must avoid career-defeating behaviors
When I began my journey down the serious writing road, I joined three such writers groups. Great…doing what I am supposed to do, perfecting the craft
Book marketing should begin long before the book is published.
Critique groups help aspiring writers improve their work while networking with writers of similar passions. It’s a little jarring to hear others’ criticism but that’s only because we think of criticism as a purely negative diatribe given by high-brow experts.
I have come to learn that the best way to get a publisher’s attention is to start your story off with a bang. It doesn’t have to be a full on action or intimate scene (althought that is what has worked for me) but something that really hooks their attention. It can be anything from the […]
Whenever possible, the author will not have scenes or situations explained by characters. No, that would be bad! The author will instead just recite things as if they are describing a movie to the visually impaired.
Manage Your Self-publishing Project is an eBook that represents a unique approach to self-publishing. It uses to flow charts and mind-maps to graphically explain the processes.
You know, one of these days I am going to take my courage in my hands and actually do the unthinkable again. Attempt to self-publish.
In truth, I do not know all there is to know about Angie’s. What I can tell you is that the mastermind behind it is really a mistress-mind.