Daily Archives: July 9, 2018

Feel the fear and put yourself out there – advice for shy authors

Originally posted on Nail Your Novel:
A while ago I was at an author event about book publicity. Finding magazines, blogs and broadcast media that will review our book or interview us. How do we do that? The first thing…

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Short Story/Serial Monday – First Impressions – Part 7

Originally posted on Author Don Massenzio:
Things are coming to a head. Jonesy is hard at work looking for clues. The mysterious hacker, OutOfDate62 is ramping up the action and the ambulance chasing attorney, Lou Sturgis, is moving forward. I’m…

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Problems naming things

Originally posted on Story Empire:
Hi Gang, Craig here today with a little confession to make. I hate naming things. This can be almost any form, I’m just not comfortable with names. This can be countries, planets, characters, ships, whatever.…

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The Pros and Cons of Comparing Yourself to Other Writers

Originally posted on Novelty Revisions:
I’ve written it before, and I’ll write it again: Comparing yourself to other writers is usually a terrible idea. Especially if you’re new to this whole writing thing. It’s tempting to look at my blog,…

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Want to be a Writer? Embrace It!

Originally posted on Uninspired Writers:
Morning all, I hope you’ve had a week of smiles and stories. This week’s blog post is focusing on something I’ve been thinking about a lot lately, and something I think other aspiring authors and unpublished…

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We Are All Branches, Branches on the Family Tree*

Originally posted on Confessions of a Mystery Novelist…:
Many people are interested in learning more about their family’s history. In the US, for instance, there’s a television show called Who do You Think You Are?, in which famous people follow…

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A Good Idea Isn’t Always Good Enough

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
? by Meg Dowell ? There’s more to an idea than just a thought process. Before I rebranded this blog in 2015, I thought long and hard about a name and tagline. Finally…

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