Saturday, July 21, 2018

Hook Your Readers

Twelve tips to writing an opening that will pull in your readers.

Friday, July 20, 2018

Is Your Work Any Good?

How can you tell if your work is ready to submit?

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Will Your Idea Be Stolen?

If you submit your work to agents and editors, how can you be sure they won't steal your idea?

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Book Readings

There's more to a book reading than just reciting the words on a page.

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Emotional Meaning

Make your readers care about your characters by layering emotional meaning into them.

Monday, July 16, 2018

Book Sales

What constitutes "good sales," and how are sales tracked?

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Novel Perspectives

Consistency is the key when choosing your novel's tense and point of view.

Saturday, July 14, 2018


There's no one right way to write a book with another author.

Friday, July 13, 2018

Switching from Self-Publishing to Traditional

If you self-publish first, you can still traditionally publish later titles.

Great Dialogue

Here are some hints to make your dialogue sound authentic to your characters.