The issue of copyright is one of the most heavily-debated in the writing world. Authors, especially young ones, tend to be sort of clueless in this area, and often take advice from those who also don't know what they're talking about. So I'm here to set the record straight.
Your book's genre encompasses everything from your marketing strategy to exactly what your readers will expect from you—so you definitely don't want to choose the wrong one.
Unless you're post-Harry Potter J.K. Rowling, every writer ever has had to deal with this problem. Even the bestsellers were in your spot at one point! So what are they doing differently?
If you woke up this morning, read your draft, and realized that although you have the same characters throughout, none of your scenes go together—you're not alone. Learn how to meld these events together into a cohesive narrative with this step-by-step guide!
What good is having an author website if no one sees it? Boost your traffic with this simple, sure-fire way to increase the number of visitors to your site: including a blog!
Whether your goal this year is to write your first book, publish your latest novel, or something in between, I hope that 2017 brings everything you've been wishing (and working) for—but that can only happen if your creative juices are flowing!
While working as a social media specialist for another online company, I've picked up on the best and most effective ways to utilize social media—so if you're trying to sell a book or two (or a few thousand, for that matter), you've come to the right place.
It seems as if this is one of the most unasked questions amongst aspiring authors. They either start looking for an editor much too soon, or they look for them much too late, and miss personal deadlines as a result.
A solid query letter is key to landing a good literary agent, but how can you know if yours is up to par? Make sure to include these 3 things, and you'll be on the right track!
I've met a lot of first-time authors who finish their manuscripts, but aren't really sure where to go next. If you think an agent might be the next step to make your publishing dreams a reality, you'll want to read this first!