Writing Tips

Quit Your Day Job? Organizing Your Day as a New Full-Time Author
Quit Your Day Job? Organizing Your Day as a New Full-Time Author 1024 576 Reader Views
Becoming a full-time author is a journey that demands both creativity and organization—learn how to balance both in your daily routine. read more
Handling Criticism on Social Media
Handling Criticism on Social Media 1024 576 Reader Views
Mastering the art of handling criticism on social media is essential for both your professional journey and emotional well-being. read more
Craft a Book Blurb That Sells
Craft a Book Blurb That Sells 650 400 Reader Views
Let’s be honest, we often judge books by their covers, but what truly seals the deal is the book’s description. This seemingly simple text serves as your elevator pitch, enticing readers to step into your created world. Crafting a compelling book description can make that casual browser click the “Buy Now” button. read more
Five Ways to Change Your Attitude for a More Successful Writing Career
Five Ways to Change Your Attitude for a More Successful Writing Career 1024 576 Reader Views
Today, Carolyn Howard-Johnson explores the transformative power of words, offering insights on pivoting from negative connotations and harnessing vocabulary for personal growth. Join us as she reveals how to craft narratives that resonate and uplift. read more
A Handy Tool for Creating Believable Characters
A Handy Tool for Creating Believable Characters 714 403 Reader Views
Author Susan Golden shares insight on a powerful tool for character development, providing practical guidance on creating consistent and dynamic characters whose actions surprise and captivate readers. Explore invaluable resources, uncover expert insights, and learn how to infuse your narrative with authenticity and depth. read more
Nurturing Your Well-Being on the Writing Journey
Nurturing Your Well-Being on the Writing Journey 1024 576 Reader Views
Writing can be a fulfilling and rewarding journey – why else would we do it? But it also comes with its fair share of challenges – especially on your mental health and well-being. Let’s look at a few practical ways to nurture yourself on this journey. read more
Helping Your Editor Avoid “Bad Breaks”
Helping Your Editor Avoid “Bad Breaks” 1024 576 Reader Views
By learning to spot and fix the “bad breaks” in your manuscript, you can elevate the quality of your work, impress agents and publishers, and create a more enjoyable reading experience for your audience. read more
Emotion in Writing
Emotion in Writing 1024 576 Reader Views
Today, author Bob Rich shares his insights into the art of forging an authentic emotional bond with your readers. read more
Making the Most of Your Bio
Making the Most of Your Bio 1024 576 Reader Views
One of writing’s basic tenets is to use specifics to help create an image. Today Carolyn Howard Johnson shares tips on making the most of your bio. read more
Good Book Titles Sell Books
Good Book Titles Sell Books 1024 576 Reader Views
A book title will make or break a book’s sales and popularity. In essence, the title is the book. It is a summary of the book, an encapsulation of all its content in a few words. It is a split-second advertisement, so creating the best title possible will determine how well your book sell read more