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Writing A Novel: Lessons Learned
Writing A Novel: Lessons Learned 1024 576 Reader Views
J.L. Askew recounts transitioning from historical writing to penning the novel “Alaska Deadly,” drawing inspiration from a wolf photo and personal experiences. The author underscores their creative journey, the hurdles encountered, and the significance of critical feedback for enhancing their craft. read more
2023 Reader Views Literary Awards Program CLOSED – What’s Next?
2023 Reader Views Literary Awards Program CLOSED – What’s Next? 1024 576 Reader Views
Our 2023 program is now closed to submissions. What’s next? read more
On Writing Chase Scenes
On Writing Chase Scenes 1024 576 Reader Views
Today on the blog, Carolyn Howard Johnson shares invaluable insights on refining action scenes in your writing, drawing from her experiences on a Greater Los Angeles Writers Society panel, and providing practical tips to elevate your manuscript’s pace and intensity, essential for engaging readers and attracting publishers. read more
The Signature Voice: Crafting Prose with Personality
The Signature Voice: Crafting Prose with Personality 1024 576 Reader Views
Unleash the true power of your narrative with our insights on crafting a writing voice that’s emotionally rich, unmistakably vibrant, and authentically yours. read more
Collaboration and Writing: How Producing Songs Made Me A Better Writer!
Collaboration and Writing: How Producing Songs Made Me A Better Writer! 624 416 Reader Views
From solitary writing to the synergy of collaboration, explore how teamwork in editing and marketing enhances the author’s journey. read more
Jumpstart Telling Your Story: Getting Started
Jumpstart Telling Your Story: Getting Started 1024 576 Reader Views
Joann Vega offers practical tips on memoir writing, inspired by her own journey with ‘Moments in Flight: A Memoir,’ and her program, Ancestry: Telling Your Story. She guides aspiring authors through the process of capturing and reflecting on their personal narratives. read more
Plan a Targeted Publicity Strategy Using Amazon’s Freebies
Plan a Targeted Publicity Strategy Using Amazon’s Freebies 1024 576 Reader Views
From publicity pitfalls to leveraging Amazon’s hidden arsenal for authors, uncover how to turn your book’s presence from overlooked to outstanding without spending a fortune. Read more for insider tips on personalizing your book’s page and making your author profile work for you. read more
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
Press On: The Lasting Relevance of Press Releases for Authors
Press On: The Lasting Relevance of Press Releases for Authors 1024 576 Reader Views
In a media landscape that’s constantly evolving, you might question the value of a traditional press release. Yet, this long-standing promotional tool continues to deliver results, perfectly complementing today’s diverse array of publicity channels. read more