by Sean Martin I’m frequently asked on Instagram how I write poetry, what’s my technique or creative process and could I offer any tips. I thought it would be easier to therefore compile all the advice I’ve ever given and condense it into a neat little guide for anyone who wants to improve… Read More A Guide to Writing Better Poetry: 5 Ways to Improve as a Poet
by Robert Turner List is current for July 2017. If like a lot of struggling authors you are desperate to get your work sold, why not downscale a little? Try your hand at writing flash fiction or short stories. The sites listed below will pay you for your submissions if they are accepted, you’ll… Read More Six Sites That Pay For Flash Fiction and Poetry
by Jacqui Murray Poetry is not something I’m good at writing, so I enjoy it vicariously through online friends like Audrey Dawn of Oldest Daughter and Red-headed Sister. I’ve been following her for several years and always find her poetry startlingly personal, quick peeks into a world ruled by emotion and heart. I’m way too… Read More 15 Tips for Writing Poetry
Here is an interesting post on some crunchy numbers regarding author earnings in a report that came out January 2015. Check out the full report for information beyond this snippet. What I find interesting is that this report gives some pro-indie and some pro-traditional information. Keep in mind that all the below stats have… Read More January 2015 Author Earnings Report
by Ryan Lanz Ask any successful author what question they get asked the most, and they’ll likely say “How do you come up with your ideas?”
Today, we’ll be speaking with award-winning author Mark Lawrence, best known for his Broken Empire trilogy. He speaks to us from across the pond in the UK.
Today, I’m interviewing Rosanna Leo, a multi-published author from Toronto, Canada. She has a background in recruiting and classical singing, but most importantly for the topic at hand, she is an experienced writer. Her publishers are Samhain Publishing and Liquid Silver Books.
Today, I’m pleased to introduce New York Times bestseller Larry Correia as a guest. Although he has a busy schedule, he accepted the invitation to share with us some of his knowledge on firearms in fiction.
by Ryan Lanz So, you failed your writing goal. What now? With less than two days to go in Nanowrimo, I thought this would be an appropriate subject to go over. Did you fall short?
by Ryan Lanz If there was one piece of writing advice I disliked most as a new writer, it certainly was “Show, don’t tell.” Initially, I had no idea what it meant. Self-help writing blogs often toss this phrase around without examples. I even had a critique done on my writing once, and the… Read More Showing vs. Telling