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
Longing for the halcyon days of self-publishing? A few years back, you could publish, and sell, without concerning yourself with pesky activities like book marketing. Boost your self-publishing business with novellas and series Last week a coaching client and I were going over her proposed publishing schedule for 2019. She suddenly said: “I’ve no idea what’s happening these days. Novels… View Post