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Why Social Media is Killing Your Novel

Why Social Media is Killing Your Novel Every word that you’ve read as an author on self-promotion has said that you need to build your author platform. You did it. You got your: You’re spending hours typing away trying to like and comment on as much community content as you can. And guess what? The cursor is still blinking in ... Read More »

Tall vs Short Male Main Characters in Fiction

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Tall vs Short Male Main Characters in Fiction When was the last time you read something – anything that prominently featured a short male main character – that wasn’t a fairy, elf, or other mystical creature? Probably wasn’t recently, if at all. If you flip through the dust jackets of popular fiction, male main characters are always tall, dark and ... Read More »

Reader Interview – Michelle

Reader Interview

Meet Michelle. She’s awesome and she gives excellent answers. To see more Reader Interviews, click here. If you are looking for Author Interviews, they are right here. Tell us something about yourself (age, interests, location…). My name is Michelle. I am 34, self employed and a part time university student. I’m single and still waiting for prince charming to sweep ... Read More »

How a Blog Helps Sell Books

How blogs help sell books

How Your Blogs Will Help Sell Your Books As a writer, your greatest wish is to write an amazing novel, put it up for sale, and watch as the five-star reviews and the money come rolling in. You quit your day job, move to Martha’s Vineyard and sip wine during the day while pondering your new life and your next ... Read More »

Blog Topics for Authors

Blog Topics for Authors

List of Blog Topics for Authors As a writer, it can be difficult to find things to blog about. I struggle with trying to find out what people want to read, and what will help me with my writing. So, when looking for a list of things for authors to blog about, I found some really great topics. I wanted ... Read More »

Free Writing Planner Giveaway

Weekly writing planner

Free Writing Planner Giveaway Summer is almost over. The trips to the beach are winding down, and it’s time to get back to work. That goes for your writing as well. I’ve been trying to stay on top of my social media presence over the summer, and I have to admit, it’s been really hard. I write out lists of ... Read More »

Dual Personalities on Tumblr

Dual Personalities on Tumblr I just realized that I never explained why I created two different Tumblr accounts. If you hadn’t noticed, then here is your notice. I have two different Tumblr accounts. I decided to change things up a bit. I wanted my original Tumblr to be for all things inspirational. Wink, wink. But as I was falling all ... Read More »

Day 30 – One Thing You’re Excited For – 30 Day Writing Challenge

Day 30 – One Thing You're Excited For 30 Day Writing Challenge

Day 30 – One Thing You’re Excited For 30 Day Writing Challenge To start my 30 Day Writing Challenge from the beginning, start here. Today is officially the last day of my 30 Day Writing Challenge! It’s finally here, and it’s strange. A little bitter sweet for me, and I hope for you too, but I am sure that we ... Read More »

Day 29 – Five Weird Things That You Like – 30 Day Writing Challenge

Day 29 - Five Weird Things That You Like - 30 Day Writing Challenge

Day 29 – Five Weird Things That You Like 30 Day Writing Challenge To start my 30 Day Writing Challenge from the beginning, start here. There’s only one day left in my 30 Day Writing Challenge. Aren’t you excited? I am. Finally, it felt like it took forever, but then again, it did go pretty fast, and I think you ... Read More »

Day 28 – Somewhere You’d Like to Move or Visit – 30 Day Writing Challenge

Day 28 - Somewhere You’d Like to Move or Visit 30 Day Writing Challenge

Day 28 – Somewhere You’d Like to Move or Visit 30 Day Writing Challenge To start my 30 Day Writing Challenge from the beginning, start here. I love to travel. In truth, I don’t get away that often, but I would love the chance to take six months and travel the world. I would love to visit Egypt, and stand ... Read More »