by A.G. Young So today we’re talking about if you should Self Publish or Traditionally Publish that baby you have been working on for months or years. This of course is no easy question to answer, and also very highly personal to each writer. So I am going to discuss my opinion… Read More Should You Self-Publish or Traditionally Publish?
by John Briggs When I was a kid, I was passionate about two things: baseball and reading. There were summers where I barely missed a Phillies game on the radio. I either watched or listened to the All-Star game, the World Series, the playoffs, and was not above catching the odd spring training… Read More How Putting Together a Picture Book is Like Managing a Baseball Team
by Whitney Carter Ah, the love triangle. For the romantically inclined, is there anything more enticing, more gut-wrenching? The passion, the torn desires, the often vastly different futures – it’s simply too much! *back of hand to forehead in fainting gesture!* Okay, I’ll stop. But in all seriousness, a well-written triangle can have… Read More How to Write an Irresistible Love Triangle
by Meg Dowell I have a favorite author. John Green is the kind of writer I would love to be. He is clever and cultured and knows his young adult audience so well you sometimes forget he’s almost 40 (sorry, John). I admire him on a deep, creative level, as I’m sure many writers… Read More Why Comparing Yourself to Other Writers Doesn’t Make Sense
by Gary Smailes So you want to make a living as a writer? Well despite what some writers will have you believe traditional publishing still offers writers a realistic chance of making a living as a writer. However, it’s not easy and it takes some planning, but it can be done. So here’s… Read More How to Make a Living as a Writer
by J.U. Scribe Pet peeves. We all have them. That one thing that gets under our skin and ticks us off. It can be any number of things depending on the person you ask. For some people it can range from bad body odor, unreliability, slow drivers, fake people, tardiness, just to name a few.… Read More Biggest Writing Pet Peeves
by Ariel Kusby When it comes to the difference between the reading habits of women and men, study after study has shown that females generally tend to complete more books per year, regardless of genre. While there is no definitive answer as to why this is true, female readership has undoubtedly increased over… Read More The Difference Between What Women and Men Read