Catherine Bybee is a fabulous success now, but she grew up in poverty and hardship. [Read more…]
A few days ago, a fellow writer approached me at a conference. “I just finished my manuscript,” he said. “But I don’t know what to do next. They told me you might be able to help me.” [Read more…]
Do you ever get frustrated, thinking that you will never find time to write? Last year, I wrote 50,000 words in one month, even in spite of holiday travel. Here’s how. [Read more…]
As a writer, you are part artist and part entrepreneur. Your days are spent writing (art), learning and practicing (craft), and engaging in business. [Read more…]
Romance is a genre that doesn’t always get the respect it deserves, but the authors are laughing all the way to the bank. [Read more…]
I don’t normally post on Thursdays but I read all four of Ms. Ferrante’s novels, which are getting a lot of press right now. If you are thinking of reading the series, I did, and my review of the four books is here. See you tomorrow for our regular post on positive aging.
I know an author who is successful and sophisticated, but she’s wasting her Amazon.com author page. It lists her books, but that’s it. She hasn’t bothered to go to Author Central and personalize it.
This is a missed opportunity. If you were offered a little alcove for your books in the biggest bookstore in the world, wouldn’t you jump at the chance? [Read more…]
As you know, I’m embarrassed to write sex scenes. But as a writer, I have to keep up with the insatiable demands of my readers, [Read more…]
Self-publishing gets a bad name when indie authors fail to do the work. [Read more…]