What Self-Pubbing Authors Need to Know About Getting the Best Book Cover

  by Lauren Sapala   Studies have proven again and again that humans make purchasing decisions based on emotional factors. This probably happens most frequently in the glittering online jungle known as Amazon.com. I read recently that Amazon is the only search engine people use with the mouse in one hand, and a credit card… Read More What Self-Pubbing Authors Need to Know About Getting the Best Book Cover

Flash in the Pan – Tips For Writing Flash Fiction

    by Neil MacDonald   I write flash fiction in the Friday Fictioneers group every week. Flash fiction is very short fiction, typically under 750 or 1,000 words. Within it, some people distinguish between “drabbles” (100 words), “dribbles” (50 words) and so on. These distinctions don’t really matter.  The genre is good exercise for a… Read More Flash in the Pan – Tips For Writing Flash Fiction

Surviving Writing Slumps – Everything You Need to Know

  by Elethwyn   Salutations, fellow elves and writers! Elethwyn is here today to share her thoughts, ideas, and tips for overcoming writing slumps. Writing slumps – also known as writer’s block, also known as writing depression, also known as the-reason-future-Newberry-winners-gave-up-writing – is something all writers face. It’s when we lose that spark to write and find… Read More Surviving Writing Slumps – Everything You Need to Know