My brain is exploding. This week was writing, publishing, and marketing---the trifecta of stressful. Well, writing isn't usually stressful. Not for me. Not unless I'm behind on a deadline. And typically, I'm not. (I'm obsessive about meeting deadlines.) But when editing, publishing, and marketing infringe on my budgeted writing time, I can either work myself... Continue Reading →
Wow, what a week. I said I'd never use a pen name, but I broke that vow. I'm now working on my second book for a company. I can't talk a lot about it; I'm essentially ghost-writing, although I will market for those books when they're released. The cool thing is, I'm managing to average... Continue Reading →
Dilly dilly! (Sorry. Couldn't pass up a chance to be socially relevant to start the new year.) 2017 is officially in the past. Happy New Year! Welcome, 2018! A few days ago I posted my "2017 Year in Review" post. In the spirit of endings and beginnings, I have my "What to Expect in 2018"... Continue Reading →
Happy Friday! I know I already posted content today, but I'd be remiss if I didn't tell you about the second part of the marketing series I wrote for my friend and fellow writer, Sue Coletta. Earlier this week at her site, we discussed these eight items: Author Identity Online Presence Writing Stellar Content Book... Continue Reading →
Happy St. Patrick's Day! I'm part Irish, so you know I've got my green on. I hope you're wearing green so you don't get pinched. I also hope you take a minute to visit Story Empire today. There's a great post with a list of articles for writers. The best of the best this week had... Continue Reading →
Story Empire has a list of 10 blog posts this week dealing with writing, publishing, and marketing. If you’re looking for industry highlights from around the web, check these out.
Hi, SEers. Happy Friday!
We’re trying something new for you. Instead of our own opinions or a reblog here and there, we’re giving you links to valuable content we found this week. Below you’ll find tips from experts like James Scott Bell, Kristen Lamb, Chandler Bolt, and more. We hope you find these posts as helpful and/or entertaining as we did. Also, in case you missed them, you can find this week’s two Story Empire posts by clicking these links: Droll Definitions by Harmony Kent and What’s in a Name by Joan Hall.
- Chasing a New Idea
- How to Combine Fonts
- Five Changes You Need to Make to Your Author Website
- Seven Deadly Sins of Prologues
- Fifteen Ten Minute Author and Book Promotion Tips
- Put Calls to Action in the Back of Your Book
- Book Title Ideas
- The Chirurgeon’s Apprentice
- Fiction University‘s 31-day revision workshop during the month of…
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Originally posted March 12, 2012 I spent a little bit of today editing and sending a synopsis and three chapters off to an editor (and doing some laundry... boy was that overdue!), but then I spent the rest of the day building my platform. For those of you who don't know what that means, it... Continue Reading →