One topic that turns up over and over again in discussions among writers from all walks of life is that of locating images to use with your content. Whether it is for blog posts, book covers or illustrations, we all have a continuous need for relevant images. Choosing to use images from the wrong place […]
Today is the final day of the 21-day Curation Challenge issued by Kelly McCausey, and yes I will be getting my mug! I wanted to finish the challenge with something that felt…special. So I went outside of the writing and self-publishing blogs I usually visit and am sharing a blog that covers another love: that […]
Today I want to share a blog post that I read a while back that totally inspired me. It’s by author Rachel Aaron, and it tells the story of how she went from writing 2k words in a day to 10k words! It’s a long post, and she tells you exactly what she did. How […]
The ability to allow pre-orders of your books is a new function on the Kindle Direct Publishing platform. It sounds like a pretty handy thing to offer, but before your rush into it, maybe you should read about Derek Murphy’s experience with getting banned for a year due to an error in the system: How […]
When you love books, there is only one thing that can be said about the Literary Word Count Infographic posted on Shortlist.com and that’s “awesome!” No quotes from this one. You just have to go soak it up. Much Happiness and Success!
Do you hang onto your writing way too long, trying to make it “perfect?” Don’t feel bad if you said yes, because I struggle with that too. But if you take a look at some heavy-hitter websites in their early days, you will see that they were far from perfect. Some of them were downright…homely. […]