Writing Tips

Experience in Writing Short Stories and Novels

By |May 10th, 2013|

Experience in Writing Short Stories and Novels. This post comes from mystery author Jan Christensen. She’s a writer that has experience in writing shorts stories and novels.

 

When I first made a firm decision to become a  writer, I decided that writing short stories could teach me a lot about how to make up a good […]

Blogging Tips for Fiction Writers

By |April 26th, 2013|

Blogging Tips for Fiction Writers
 

Blogging tips for fiction writers. Fiction writers must write to keep their skills sharp and their creative spirits flowing. One of the best ways to do both of these things is to write a blog. Yet it’s shocking to find just how many fiction writers struggle with it. From what to […]

Five Tips to Boost Your Creativity

By |April 17th, 2013|

Five Tips to Boost Your Creativity.  As a writer, creativity is an important commodity; our work demands a constant flow of creative ideas. We cannot wait for that elusive insight, our creative genius needs to be topped up on a daily basis. Without creativity, we cannot do our daily jobs.

This guest post comes from Cheryl […]

Character Development 101 For Writers

By |April 16th, 2013|

Character Development 101 For Writers

Character development is essential for writers wanting to write a book that resonates with readers. This guest post comes from psychological thriller author, JoAnna Santanen

When we read a story, we get invested in it.  The characters come to life, and we grow attached to either loving them or despising them.  […]

Writing a Children’s Book with Creativity That Sticks

By |April 12th, 2013|

Writing a Children’s Book with Creativity That Sticks
This guest post is by Monica T. Blas, Author/Illustrator of Uppity Owl Upcycles

Many people are now writing and marketing their own books successfully without the million-dollar book deal, demanding agent and tireless tours.  With the many online selling avenues like Amazon, Nook, and Apple combined with networking giants […]

How To Self Publish Books

By |January 23rd, 2013|

How To Self-Publish Books

Many new and aspiring writers want to know how to self-publish books. Every writer wants to know how to self-publish books now and the trend isn’t going away soon.  More than 211,000 self-published books were out in 2011, according to Bowker’s figures for the number of ISBNs sold. Check out the June […]

Interview With Literary Editor Ann Fisher

By |September 24th, 2012|

Interview With Literary Editor Ann Fisher

Ann Fisher

Hi everyone,

Today I’m interviewing literary editor, Ann Fisher. Not only is Ann the best literary editor in the world, she also is my good friend. She really whipped my book into shape and I’m forever grateful for that.

This post is for all the self-published authors out there. I’ve been […]

Flashlight Commentary and Crimson Flower Book Reviews

By |September 16th, 2012|

Flashlight Commentary and Crimson Flower Book Reviews

I’m so excited to share Flashlight Commentary and Crimson Flower book reviews! This is my first online review by a book review blogger.  Click on either one of the following links to read my review. Thanks to Erin from Flashlight Commentary Literary Reviews and Crimson Flower Reviews for the […]

Paranormal and Fantasy Books, Yes. But What is Magical Realism?

By |August 11th, 2012|

Paranormal and Fantasy Books, Yes. But What is Magical Realism?

Hi Everyone,

Some of you may not know that I made the transition from marketing company CEO to full-time writer. Woo-hoo! (If you could see me, I just stood up and did a Beyoncé   dance move). The transition isn’t so different really, except instead if writing […]