By S. J. Brown As a writer there are two things I truly suck at, punctuation and marketing. One of my New Year’s resolutions was to work on both. So when an on line course I had been eyeing was offered for free for one week only I signed up. This was my first … Continue reading Getting Educated on Marketing
This post by L.Leander, Author of Fearless Fiction If you are a woman many of you have run into a problem with your slip showing below your hemline. Not only does it look unprofessional, when someone brings it to your attention you are embarrassed. I’ve actually seen a woman standing near me whose … Continue reading How to Tell if Your Slip is Showing!
I’ve completed my last draft of DETECTIVE RULES. It’s now being read by a beta reader. After that I’ll make changes, get it proofread then it’s off to the publisher who has shown interest. This blog isn’t about what I’ll do in the interim, but what I did during that last draft. I search … Continue reading “JUST” is just a crutch
This post by L.Leander, Author of Fearless Fiction I don’t outline my books. I guess you’d call me a spontaneous writer. But I do write out a few notes for reference. The following is how I would write the notes for an autobiography. I could write for years on the memories these facts evoke. I … Continue reading Down Memory Lane
Post, photos copyright by Doris McCraw This is an extra post this month. I thought instead of my usual post, I would share some photographs and give you some options for writing thoughts, stories, or poetry. It would be great if you would share a sentence or two about … Continue reading Photograph = Thousand Words
This post is by Nancy Jardine What sparks your author imagination? Earlier this week, I made a return trip to a highly specialised museum /visitor centre named The Scottish Crannog Centre. This attraction is located at Kenmore, Loch Tay, Perthshire, Scotland. Opened in 1997 to the public, this incredible facility contains a reconstruction of a … Continue reading What sparks your author imagination?
This post by Gayle M. Irwin Last weekend I took an extra day off from my “regular job” and traveled alone through Colorado and part of New Mexico to spend time with a friend I’ve known for more than 35 years. Despite having a GPS and an atlas, I got lost a few times, … Continue reading Outside the Comfort Zone
Post written and copyright by Doris McCraw As most readers of this post know I have researched the women doctors in Colorado prior to 1900 for some time now. During that time, I have also been pursuing other avenues of creativity. Since the release of my most recent work of … Continue reading Actor/Writer- How They Relate, Plus A New Release
This Blog by Cher'ley Grogg Books do not sell themselves. We have to get out there and get our names known and sell those books. Some of these you already practice and some of them are perhaps new to you. The Internet has made us much more involved in our own marketing. Websites and Blogs … Continue reading Promote Your Book in 10 Steps by Cher’ley
When my first book came out (I am working on the sequel) several experienced authors advised me to start a blog. Over and over I heard how it would help readers find my book and get to know my writing style, which would increase sales and establish myself as an author. Despite these truths I … Continue reading Unexpected Consequences by Erin Farwell