Here’s what to spend money on as an investment in your author career I chose the title of this article carefully. (Well, I am a writer!) Because there are two kinds of indie authors. The first kind simply needs to be able to say, ‘‘I published a book.’’ They can
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.