by Kate M. Colby As you may know, by day I am a copywriter at a wine marketing company. Essentially, I write product descriptions, tasting notes, and catalog spreads about wine. Oh, and I do get to sample my fair share, too!
by Jacqui Murray Poetry is not something I’m good at writing, so I enjoy it vicariously through online friends like Audrey Dawn of Oldest Daughter and Red-headed Sister. I’ve been following her for several years and always find her poetry startlingly personal, quick peeks into a world ruled by emotion and heart. I’m way too… Read More 15 Tips for Writing Poetry
by Kelsie Engen As authors, we constantly second guess ourselves. It’s practically our job. But since an author’s job description is…description, it comes as no surprise that sometimes we tend to both over describe and over explain.
Hello everyone. We have contest winners! First of all, I’d like to thank Andrea Lundgren for her generous donation of the contest prizes. If you have a need for book coaching, check out her services. Now, onto the winners. To review, here are the prizes:
by Allison Maruska I used to never take risks. Never. I was one of those kids who had everything in order, always got straight A’s, and did everything by the book. I figured out quickly what was expected of me and did that, which made my teachers and bosses happy, and sometimes I’d do… Read More Writers, Prepare to Be Wrong
by Ashlee McNicol Imagine this: you are a new author. You have a book published and ready for the public eye. You’ve been through all of the fundamental processes with editing, formatting, and designing. For the first time ever, you promote your book on social media. But wait – why is no one responding?… Read More Book Marketing: 20 Questions to Ask Yourself About Your Target Audience
To remind everyone, the contest, sponsored by Andrea Lundgren’s book coaching services, is set to end in 5 days! To review, Andrea is generously contributing a set of prizes to the contest.
Hello everyone! Spring is upon us, so it’s time to take a look back to check out the top posts of this past winter. Feel free to click any of the links below to take a read. Results are calculated by page reads.
by Meg Dowell When we share our work with others, we are usually looking for one thing: feedback. Constructive criticism is an important part of the writing process. Without it, we might still be able to improve, but we’d do so at a much slower and less specific rate. Having someone hand us back… Read More Why Truly Helpful Feedback is Hard to Come By
Hello readers and writers! Today marks the first day in a 20-day-long contest. Andrea Lundgren, who does book coaching services has generously donated prizes to 7 winners. Here’s what 7 lucky people will win (one prize per winner):