5 ways to support an author (plus 1 thing readers do that actually does more harm than good).
Category Archives: Writing Tools
Poetry Based on Current Events
Some websites that present consistently awesome poetry based on current events (per the conference speaker).
Tips for Collaborating on Stories
I’m at the Florida Writers Conference and I’m scooping up lots of book recommendations, new contacts, and a few pages of notes. First up, some rules on collaboration. Don’t choose a diva partner. Choose someone at the same level as you. There cannot be an imbalance of power. Put it in writing. Who makes decisions?Continue reading “Tips for Collaborating on Stories”
Technique: Why it’s helpful to use more realistic injuries
Realistic injuries force characters to: deal with pain, deal with limitations, seek creative alternate solutions, deal with consequences
Indie publishing works with unconventional authority
We waste time asking for permission to do something that we don’t need permission to do.
Joanna Penn’s Recurring Book Recommendations
Authors are interviewed on podcasts all the time, and nearly every episode includes at least one book recommendation. Once in awhile, I hear the same recommendation over and over. Here are three recurring recommendations from The Creative Penn podcast.
Memoir Writing—Avoiding Self-Indulgence
The difference between quality memoir and self-indulgence
4 Websites to Simplify Author Marketing
It’s day two of the Florida Writers Conference in Orlando and I have pages of notes and insights from this amazing community of writers. In the spirit of sharing the wealth, here are four new websites I’ve learned about and can’t wait to explore: Yasiv: Enter a book title and discover a network of relatedContinue reading “4 Websites to Simplify Author Marketing”