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.

Amazon’s CreateSpace and KDP Print are Merging: What It Means for Authors

We recently reported on the multiple printing options available to self-published authors through Amazon with their CreateSpace and newly-launched-as-of-2018 Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) Print programs (find the blog post here). Lo and behold, it’s recently been announced that [...]

Amazon’s CreateSpace and KDP Print are Merging: What It Means for Authors 2018-10-09T10:10:28+00:00

Celebrities with Their Own Publishing Imprints: What it Means for Authors and the Industry

As publishing continues to evolve with e-books, self-publishing, print-on-demand paperbacks, and the constant influx of social media micro-content, it can be hard to keep track of the trends in our industry. The latest one that seems to be springing [...]

Celebrities with Their Own Publishing Imprints: What it Means for Authors and the Industry 2018-02-08T13:06:02+00:00

Clichéd or Popular: Should You Follow “The Hero’s Journey” in Your Writing?

“The hero’s journey,” also known as the “monomyth,” is, in many opinions, the most popular template for writing fictional stories since the days of historical mythology. Overall, the hero’s journey follows a broad pattern that starts off with a [...]

Clichéd or Popular: Should You Follow “The Hero’s Journey” in Your Writing? 2018-02-08T13:06:08+00:00

How Much Time Should You Commit to Supporting Fellow Writers?

How Much Time Should You Commit to Supporting Fellow Writers? The indie writing community is rather tightknit, full of people supporting each other in their endeavors. We understand the value of cooperation: feedback leads to better writing, [...]

How Much Time Should You Commit to Supporting Fellow Writers? 2018-02-08T13:06:35+00:00