by Anna del C. Dye Inspiration is an integral part of the writing process, without it you are stuck. I don’t have a lot of problems with inspiration; it seems to overrun my mind. However, once I started a book with giant eagles (Shahira and the Flying Elfs) and was so busy with promoting my… Read More 9 Ideas to Get Inspiration or Beat Writer’s Block
by Maja S. Todorovic Art is like being able to project our most inner self, hidden parts of our mind and heart we might’ve forgotten that exist and they appear to remind us to feel again, to recognize our human and empathetic nature. Art doesn’t take sides – it’s a guidance to different perspectives and… Read More 3 Reasons Why We Should Appreciate More Art
by Katie McCoach I think it’s time we talk about book covers. We all know the saying “Don’t judge a book by its cover,” but let’s be honest, this usually applies to people, and not actually a book. If we are really keeping it honest here, then readers and authors alike understand that books… Read More The Reality of Judging a Book by its Cover
by Georgio Konstandi “The road to hell is paved with adverbs.” – Stephen King, Novelist A few days ago, I made my first appearance at a local literature festival (Trent Academy Lit Fest 2017), where I held a question and answer session at a student book club and held four creative writing workshops for… Read More How to Show, Not Tell
Hi all! I posed this polling question on Twitter recently, and it came up with some really interesting results. Ones other than what I was expecting. Then I thought about how many authors would benefit from polls like this, because I, for one, go back and forth about what days of the week my book… Read More Poll: What Day of the Week Do You Purchase Your Fiction Ebooks?
by Pekoeblaze Well, at this point in time, I seem to be going through a massive cyberpunk art phase. So, I thought I’d talk about what to do if you seem to only be able to produce one type of art.
by Michael Kozlowski at Good e-Reader Barnes and Noble has just launched a new e-book promotional system called Nook First Look that offers readers a chance to buy e-books at a discount before they are released to the public. Every month the bookseller will release two or three different titles and offer varying degrees of savings.