Lessons Learned after One Year of The Art of Blogging – [Reblog] The Art of Blogging

I have spent some not so insignificant time these past few months thinking about blogging, what it's all about, and how to get better at it. I came across Christian Mihai and his site 'The art of Blogging,' and discover that there ia literally a bajillion (that's a word) things to learn. I the post … Continue reading Lessons Learned after One Year of The Art of Blogging – [Reblog] The Art of Blogging

6 Tips for Adding Life to Your Locations [Reblog] Nicholas Rossis

Jut read a post from Author Nicholas Rossis about adding life to you locations. My current WIP is set mainly in one location, but I want to ensure I set that one location up in the bed way possible. Nicholas post is a summary of another which he recommends you read as well, but for … Continue reading 6 Tips for Adding Life to Your Locations [Reblog] Nicholas Rossis

To Be Or Not To Be? Maybe Not! [Reblog] – Audrey Driscoll

I came across a post recently about 'crutch' words - words that we sometimes lean on when perhaps others would be better, or better yet, the sentence that they're in needs revising. Typically, I lost track of that post, but Today I came across a very similar post from Audrey Driscoll, talking about one such … Continue reading To Be Or Not To Be? Maybe Not! [Reblog] – Audrey Driscoll

DEAR NEW AUTHORS (I DID IT SO YOU DON’T HAVE TO) – Reblog: Holland Rae

Author Holland Rae gives all new authors a healthy dose of reality here, pointing out some of the things we need to consider along the way. If you've got aspirations of writing a book (don't aspire - do it), you ned to read this... This isn’t an easy one for me to write. Recently, one … Continue reading DEAR NEW AUTHORS (I DID IT SO YOU DON’T HAVE TO) – Reblog: Holland Rae

5 Newbie Mistakes that Will KILL a Perfectly Good Story – Reblog (Kirsten Lamb)

I came across a blog post last week that was a reblog of a reblog. My first thought was 'that's got to be a good article, so I skipped over to the originator's site and had a read and discovered the post you see beneath, from author Kirsten Lamb. For me, the magic word was … Continue reading 5 Newbie Mistakes that Will KILL a Perfectly Good Story – Reblog (Kirsten Lamb)

A Beginner’s Guide to Creating a Free Email List For Authors #4

How to Attract People to Your Email List #2 This is part 2 of 'How To Attract People Your Email List'. You can find all the parts of this series here: Creating an Email listAdding names to your email listhow to attract people to your list #1How to attract people to your list #2 (this … Continue reading A Beginner’s Guide to Creating a Free Email List For Authors #4

A Beginner’s Guide to Creating a Free Email List For Authors #3

How to Attract People to Your Email List #1 This is part 3 of my series on email lists for authors. You can check out part 1 HERE and part 2 HERE. Part 1 covered getting your list set up and part 2 was about how to add people to your list. This part and … Continue reading A Beginner’s Guide to Creating a Free Email List For Authors #3

15 Things I Learned After Reading 100 Query Letters – A Writer’s Path

  Query letters are something I have found perplexing. Finding these tips over on A Writer's Path should help... by Katie McCoach   A few weeks ago was the submission review period for the annual RevPit contest. During this review period, each editor has one week to review submissions from authors in order to make … Continue reading 15 Things I Learned After Reading 100 Query Letters – A Writer’s Path

How to Find Your Novel’s Path — A Writer’s Path

I'm finding myself getting lost going through the second draft of my novel. I've found a kindred spirit in Kelsie Engen over on A Writer's Path, who has some great tips for getting un-lost (can that be a word?)... by Kelsie Engen All too often, I find myself lost in my writing. No, I don’t … Continue reading How to Find Your Novel’s Path — A Writer’s Path