This is launch week for our new startup, Authors A.I., so we were jazzed that we received a quick invitation to appear on one of the leading video podcasts in the indie author community, the C&M Show. The “C” in C&M stands for Craig Martelle, impresario behind 20Books Vegas and
Here are more fiction-writing mistakes made by first-time authors, including clear English, using coincidence to solve a plot problem and poor beginnings and ends.
In this article on common mistakes made by first-time authors, we look at telling instead of showing, head hopping and using the author’s voice in place of the character’s.
In this series on common mistakes made by first-time authors, we look at lack of conflict, balanced dialogue vs. action and research masquerading as dialogue.
What are the most common mistakes authors make in their writing? That is the question bestselling historical romance author Cecelia Mecca and I sat down to discuss in the first-ever First Draft Friday video chat for the author community! Sometimes you can sense these problems while writing. Other times
I stared at the email I had just composed. Wondering whether I had the courage to send it. My finger hovered over the mouse. The cursor alighted on the send button like a fly on a branch occupied by a chameleon. My heart beat just that little bit faster.
We asked some of Author A.I.’s founding authors to share the books about writing they turn to when they need a boost … On Writing by Stephen King 1 “I stumbled upon Stephen King’s On Writing late in my career, and so while King offers some very basic, but extremely
I was one of the early readers and fans of The Bestseller Code, so I was familiar with the concept of artificial intelligence and the comparative power of its critique. It didn’t worry me, but I did see it as a bit of a challenge. Would the intelligence really see
We have exciting news to share about Authors A.I. and it couldn’t come at a better time. We’re within weeks, if not days, of launch, and right now we’re going through the last stages including final testing. So imagine how delighted we were when we got word that Authors A.I. was
Here’s a four-minute interview I conducted in the hallway at the 20Books Vegas conference on Nov. 14, 2019, with Kinga Jentetics, CEO and co-founder of the ebook publishing platform PublishDrive. Kinga talked to the 1,000 attendees on the opening day about how her startup can benefit indie authors and publishers.