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.
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?
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!
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.
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!
Developing a connection with my authors helps me ensure that they will trust me to help them make their book the best it can be, and I think every author should feel the same way about their editor. So how can you make that happen?
Once you've picked the right editor, you don't want to mess up your relationship. Keep these six things in mind while working with them so you can streamline and get the most out of the editing process!
You did it! You finally finished your manuscript. You can breathe a huge sigh of relief—you've gotten over one of the biggest hurdles of the writing process. But where do you go next?