Lauren Wise

Lauren Wise

About Lauren Wise

Lauren has been a professional writer and editor for more than 10 years. After graduating from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism, she focused on magazine and book editing, and continues to write for publications on a range of topics, including travel, music, food and wind. Her obsessions include vinyl records, the ocean, scotch-tastings, a mean guitar solo, and the feeling of a physical book in her hands – ironic, since she has 400 on her bookshelves and is allergic to paper.

Authors , Here’s How to Craft the Perfect Newsletter

In a world where people’s email inboxes may be near bursting, we might think that contributing to the pile with a newsletter is a bad idea. In fact, newsletters are an extremely important and effective way for authors to communicate […]

What Does the Term “Best Seller” Really Mean Anyway?

Best seller is one of those terms everyone associates with books, but it has such a vague meaning as to be all but useless on its own. Of course, everyone wants a best seller, but what does that really mean, […]

9 Secrets to Writing Character Descriptions

Characters are the heart and soul of any story. They are the things readers need to love or hate. Their actions are what drive the plot and keep readers engaged. So, from their very first mention, solid impressions of them […]

How SEO Can Work Wonders for Book Authors

SEO, or Search Engine Optimization, is the process that makes a web page earn higher rankings in search engines such as Google. The higher the ranking, the more exposure search engines will give you, vastly improving the chances of a […]

How to Perfect Your Book’s Description for Amazon

The concept is simple: if would-be readers do not know what your book is about, they aren’t going to buy. Now, some readers hear about your book through word-of-mouth or through book reviews, and that might be enough to entice […]