by Kathryn What’s wrong with this picture? ‘I wake up in the morning and look in the mirror, find my big green eyes crusted with sleep. I brush my beautiful brown hair and check my flawless skin for pimples, but of course I don’t have any, so I don’t need to put on any makeup.… Read More 2 Tips For Introducing Your Protagonist
by Michael Cristiano I thought writing a novel was the hard part. I thought endless drafting and editing and proofreading involved the most work when it came to being a writer. I was wrong. My debut novel has been on sale for a little less than a month, and I came to the conclusion… Read More 5 Mistakes Authors Make on Social Media
The contest has finished! Before we get to the results, let’s review the prizes:
by Tonya R. Moore Rejection bites. That’s the plain and simple truth. You pour your heart into a story and revise the heck out of it. Then you submit/query and repeat until hopefully, someone finally thinks that you have something worth publishing. Unless you’re some sort of literary genius whose work always gets… Read More How to Handle Rejection
To remind everyone, the contest, sponsored by High Impact Book Covers and Allison Maruska, is one day from being over! To review, both have generously contributing a set of prizes to the contest.
by Tonya R. Moore There’s all this hubbub floating around out there lately, conflicting theories of all the DOs and DON’Ts of what it takes to be or become a successful author. Some time ago, I saw some Perpetual Writing Advice Giver actually tweet that if you’re a writer promoting your work and you… Read More Owning Your Writing Craft