Books

The Magic of Writing Reviews for Amazon
The Magic of Writing Reviews for Amazon 1024 576 Reader Views
Today, Carolyn Howard-Johnson unveils the hidden rewards of writing Amazon reviews, guiding authors on how to leverage their insights for greater exposure and community engagement in the literary world. read more
Focus on Making an Impression, NOT a Sale
Focus on Making an Impression, NOT a Sale 1024 576 Reader Views
Author J.S. Zuczek reflects on the real victory in writing—not sales, but the ability to make a genuine impact on readers through stories that resonate and leave a lasting impression. Through personal anecdotes, Zuczek illustrates the importance of meaningful connections over commercial success. read more
Using Fiction to Teach History to Children and YA
Using Fiction to Teach History to Children and YA 1024 576 Reader Views
Terry Overton outlines six immersive techniques for authors to effectively teach history to young readers through the engaging medium of fiction works, using strategies like time travel, puzzles, futuristic perspectives, dialogue, and character-driven narratives. read more
 Visual Storytelling in Children’s Literature
 Visual Storytelling in Children’s Literature 1024 576 Reader Views
Tine Gregory unveils the magic and importance of illustrations in children’s literature, focusing on “Aboard the Timeline.” Witness the creative synergy between Bastian and May Gregory as they blend history with visual storytelling, bringing education and imagination to life for young readers. Learn how their collaboration transforms simple sketches into immersive images that enrich the narrative and engage the audience. read more
FROM SPARK TO SAGA: The Art of Harnessing a Raw Idea for Your Novel
FROM SPARK TO SAGA: The Art of Harnessing a Raw Idea for Your Novel 1024 576 Reader Views

By D.J. Williams The Relentless Pursuit of Storytelling Storytellers are obsessive about hunting for the next epic saga, comedic blockbuster, emotionally packed family drama, or shocking twists that leave audiences…

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Social Media Marketing for Independent Authors
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Independent authors have unique opportunities to reach readers far and wide through social media. These platforms allow writers to amplify their voices and foster a personal connection with their audience, transforming followers into a devoted readership. Engaging directly with readers through thoughtfully shared content, authors can create a community invested in their literary success. read more
Getting Valuable Book Reviews
Getting Valuable Book Reviews 1024 576 Reader Views
Today, Yvonne Blackwood offers her insights and experiences in a candid revelation of what works—and what doesn’t—when it comes to harnessing the power of book reviews. read more
A FEW LESSONS LEARNED
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Today Randy Overbeck, with five novels, twelve awards, and two bestsellers in his portfolio, reflects on the key lessons learned from his writing journey. read more
NEW WRITER ASPIRING TO BE AN AUTHOR – BEWARE!
NEW WRITER ASPIRING TO BE AN AUTHOR – BEWARE! 1024 565 Reader Views
Award-winning author Nina Purtee joins us today, taking readers from the high of completing her manuscript to the bold decision of withdrawing her works from a publisher to venture into self-publishing. With candid insight, she lays bare the tough realities of the publishing world, the hurdles she faced, and the deliberate changes she embraced to forge her path to success, showcasing how resilience and self-reliance can lead to unforeseen triumphs. read more
Metadata: What Is It and Why Is It So Important?
Metadata: What Is It and Why Is It So Important? 1024 576 Reader Views
The manuscript’s journey from polished draft to publication hinges on the author’s comprehension and provision of essential metadata, facilitating its navigation through the publishing process and enhancing its discoverability and marketing potential. read more