Almost Outlined: Working Past Mental Bottlenecking to Create a Killer Book Outline

  by Hannah Eason Say your novel-to-be is about rock and roll—that much is clear—and you’re ready to outline. Or rather, ready or not, you need to outline. You sit down to your spreadsheet, blank Word doc, legal pad, or multicolored sticky notes, your head abuzz with story impressions: the thudding loudness and in-your-faceness of rock’s heyday;… Read More Almost Outlined: Working Past Mental Bottlenecking to Create a Killer Book Outline

Five Essentials of Novel-Writing for the Emerging Author

  by Richard Risemberg It’s tough out there; everyone’s writing novels, and many of them are pretty damn good. You will have a hard time marketing your book, whether you are self-published or have managed to get into a trade publishing house somewhere. Most books, even many deserving ones, vanish, leaving their authors to hope… Read More Five Essentials of Novel-Writing for the Emerging Author