Want to sell more in 2019? For many writers and authors, that’s their primary primary goal, and today, social media networks offer huge opportunities to sell. You can reach any one on the planet who’s likely to buy from you via social media. You can use social media for “free” of course, but you’ll get faster results when you advertise…. View Post
Here we are in 2019. If you’re like me, you’ve made a commitment to yourself about getting things done this year. Not only will you meet all your deadlines, but you’ll also get more done in general. Sadly, the saying, if you want to make God laugh, tell him your plans, applies. In fact I’ve noticed that whenever I plan… View Post
We’re freelance writers, so we write to sell, whether that means working with clients, or writing to publish on Amazon and elsewhere. I enjoy having a mix of projects; large projects, as well as smaller ones. Small projects are satisfying. You get a rush of accomplishment when you can start and complete a project in just a few hours. When… View Post
I hope you’re having a wonderful holiday break, and that Santa was generous. Just a quick reminder about our current coaching and mentoring offerings which will be closing soon… Book coaching: kick your publishing business into high gear Wherever you are in your publishing career, book coaching can help. It doesn’t matter what stage you’re at: getting started, editing a… View Post
It’s Christmas Day in Australia. Wherever you are in the world, I wish you a Merry Christmas. Have a wonderful day. 🙂 From A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens: “A Merry Christmas to us all, my dears. God bless us!” Which all the family re-echoed. “God bless us every one!” said Tiny Tim, the last of all.
When you’re writing fiction, you’re making up stories — telling lies in order to engage your readers. In essence, you’re using tricks, inspiring readers to experience your story. Tricks make your fiction feel real to readers. A major trick involves binding your characters into your novel’s setting. “Real” characters are bound into their setting as tightly as threads are woven… View Post