How to Handle Book Reviews: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

  by Kate M. Colby Book reviews are the lifeblood of books. A healthy rating encourages potential readers to buy, makes an author eligible for merchandising from retail sites, and improves a book’s overall ranking on those sites. However, if enough readers read your book, eventually you’re going to get a bad review (probably several).… Read More How to Handle Book Reviews: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

The Most Misunderstood Writing Advice: Write What You Know

  by John Briggs Write what you know is good advice, if you do it correctly. We’ve all heard it a thousand times: “Write what you know, write what you know…” It’s practically a mantra in some writing circles. So, should a lawyer only write legal thrillers? A doctor only write medical dramas? A plumber… Read More The Most Misunderstood Writing Advice: Write What You Know