Every day we do a little something to build our platform: send a Tweet, write a blog post, post an update on a Facebook Author Page. As authors, we need to stay relevant; we need to produce content to stay visible. We want people to find us and our books, and that won’t happen if … Continue reading Staying Positive Online
There’s a lot of talk in the publishing/writing community about what to write. Ask anyone, and the unanimous answer will be, “Write what you love and worry about the rest later.” And that’s okay; definitely write what you love because if you’re not, it will show in your writing. If you don’t love it, no … Continue reading You’ve Written Your Book. Now What?
Thanks to everyone who participated in #smutchat tonight! I hope you maybe learned something from chatting about editing! Tonight's giveaway is: Self-Editing for Fiction Writers, Second Edition: How to Edit Yourself Into Print by Renni Browne and Dave King Have a great weekend everyone! I'll see you next time! a Rafflecopter giveaway
I was going to write a blog post on a very important question--when you are published by an Amazon imprint are you considered Traditionally Published? Because these imprints won't take just anyone--you have to submit just like you would an agent or a publishing house. But is that the only difference between being published by … Continue reading Have You Heard of Kindle Scout? I Haven’t Either
Today's give away is Green-Light Your Book by Brooke Warner. Thank you for participating in chat tonight! I hope you had a great time! a Rafflecopter giveaway
I was listening to a podcast today--I know, shocker. I listen to them all the time, and it sure makes scooping the kitty litter a little more tolerable. Anyway, so the two hosts went through their usual, what are you working on, what are you working on? And the male host (I won't say who it … Continue reading When Should You Redo a Book?
. . . why did you write/are writing your book? Some authors say their characters called to them and wouldn’t let them go. Some say a plot jumped into their head, and they had to get it down on paper before it disappeared. Some say it was part of a series/trilogy, etc. and they … Continue reading What Do You Say When People Ask You . . .