Reading Time: 4 minutes Successful writers know the value of collaboration. No one knows it all, and we all need niche experts to lift us up when our knowledge, wisdom, or creative wells run dry. Sharing resources with authors and writers is one way to thank them while helping the next person in line. Whether you’re new to the […]
Authors and Writers
Encouragement, tips, and bits of reality for writers and aspiring authors from an author and indie publisher who make the leap from bargain-basement to Amazon best-seller.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Psychology and human-ness play a huge part in author success unless you consider victory nothing more than getting your composed words onto paper. I had the privilege of working with book marketer and author coach Derek Doepker in 2017 when I was learning what it took to be an independent author after our ministry officially […]
Reading Time: 5 minutes I don’t do nervous. Until recently, I believed that. Then unexpected fear came to visit. It was only a three-minute presentation, but there I was, concerned about what to wear because I didn’t want to walk to the microphone with my pants sweat-clinging to the back of my legs from warm chairs. In other words, […]
Reading Time: 2 minutes Great writers use word count to make their writing powerful. They also use variations of form and style. For example, e e cummings was either a creative genius, mildly allergic to capital letters, or recognized savvy marketing when he saw it. “There is a TIME AND PLACE to be WORDY — and… There is a […]
Reading Time: 4 minutes Packed with valuable guidance, suggestions, and insight for the aspiring writer. Delivers precisely as promised with one glaring exception.