Save the date, June 3, for Indie Author Fringe June 2017! It’s presented by the Alliance of Independent Authors (ALLi) and appropriate for writers of all levels, novice to established. I always enjoy virtually attending the free Indie Author Fringe … Continue reading
The National Endowment for the Arts said the percentage of American adults who read fiction is declining. One theory as to why is that people are reading online instead. A Dallas bookstore decided to use the online technique of Clickbait … Continue reading
Do all writers need a platform, and just what is platform anyway?
What if you’re an unpublished fiction writer?
Wattpad may be right for you if you Share or want to share free content serially to promote your writing Want to reach a younger demographic Orna Ross interviewed North Carolina cozy mystery writer Elizabeth Spann Craig on October 15, … Continue reading
The Alliance of Independent Authors Oct. 22 – 23 online conference is free to members and non-members. I attended one earlier conference as a non-member and never received any spam from ALLi about joining or buying anything.Continue reading
How important are book blurbs?Continue reading
Look beyond the web site. Break out of the pack and dig deeper to help show agents and editors you’re serious.Continue reading
We’ve all read the positive blurbs on the backs of books. They’re like mini reviews, encouraging people to buy the book. So if you plan on publishing a book, you already know you should get some people to write blurbs … Continue reading
An article at Writers Weekly explains why publishers should not accept returns: writersweekly.com/the_latest_from_angelahoycom/008945_01072015.html The article is repetitious but presents a valid argument and a good explanation of how the return process works and how it affects everyone in the chain. … Continue reading
I admit I hesitated scheduling my Beaufort, NC book signing/fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 13. An introvert by nature, I grew more nervous as the date drew closer, but it turned out to be a lucky day and I had fun … Continue reading