Writers’ Biggest Fears
If you are a writer who is afraid to share your writing with the world, realize you are not alone. I posed the question of greatest fears to several talented fellow authors. What are you most afraid of when it comes to writing? Here’s what these brave souls said.
How to Rock a Free Day Promotion for Your eBook
If you are an indie author on Amazon, as part of Amazon’s Kindle Select Program, you can use five free days to promote your ebook in exchange for three months of exclusivity. Many traditional publishers are increasingly doing free promos as well, and the competition is growing with thousands of free ebooks available every day. […]
Spark Your Writing Via Prompts
Ever find yourself confronted with a blank, white page wondering what to write about as you get started? Fear not. There are a wealth of writing prompts out there to help you on your way. You may also find ways to weave them into projects you’ve already began as well. Writing prompts come in many […]
10 Tips on How to Become a Better Fiction Writer
Want to Become A Better Fiction Writer? I’m not the writer I used to be, and I’m thankful for that. I’ve evolved with time, life experience and practice. Here are some tips and tricks I’ve learned over my decades that have helped be become a better fiction writer. Everyone’s writing journey is different, but I […]
How to Survive National Novel Writing Month, a.k.a. NaNoWriMo
If you’ve ever dreamed of writing a novel, now’s your chance to do it with free support. Approximately 400,000 people are expected to start novels as part of NaNoWriMo, this November. The idea is to write a 50,000-word novel in a month, which is almost 1,667 words a day. You can register on www.nanowrimo.org. Signing […]
Factors to Consider When Debating a Pen Name
If you are thinking about a pen name, tread carefully. A pen name brings major marketing challenges and actually adds more work to an author’s plate. When I get asked if it’s worth it, I often make a face. I can’t help it. I love my pen name, but not always. For a fiction writer, […]
Seven Tricks for Writing Stronger Fictional Characters
Bestselling crime novelist and a publishing consultant K.B. Jensen provides a unique insight into writing stronger fictional characters.