“The Seven Sins of Writing” Part Four: Anticlimactic Endings

**Warning: The “Seven Sins of Writing” series has spoilers about the television show Game of Thrones.** In the first month of the “Seven Sins of Writing” series that we have been writing on Game of Thrones’ final season, [...]

“The Seven Sins of Writing” Part Four: Anticlimactic Endings2019-07-10T07:56:52-07:00

2 Ways to Elevate Your Writing in 2019

Part of the evolution as a writer (and self-editor) is to elevate your craft. It's about striving to describe things with clearer language, create three-dimensional, complex protagonists and villains that readers care about. To write dialogue that’s natural-sounding [...]

2 Ways to Elevate Your Writing in 20192018-12-07T11:07:02-07:00

Proper Protocol for Collecting Feedback from Beta Readers

As any seasoned author knows, you can only revise a manuscript for so long before it all just blends together. You can no longer tell whether the plot is compelling, the characters are interesting, or if it’s just [...]

Proper Protocol for Collecting Feedback from Beta Readers2018-12-07T13:41:36-07:00

4 Effective Ways to Upgrade Your Self-Published Book

Last week we talked about the choice some authors make to “upgrade” their self-published books, and this post will focus on the specific ways to upgrade that maximize your time and monetary investment. As mentioned before, upgrading your [...]

4 Effective Ways to Upgrade Your Self-Published Book2018-08-16T07:53:11-07:00

The Cost of Self-Publishing Week 1: Editing

Midnight Publishing has been offering editing, marketing, and ghostwriting services for nearly a year, and our staff has heard the gamut of questions regarding all things self-publishing. Some of the most common inquiries we hear and feel are [...]

The Cost of Self-Publishing Week 1: Editing2018-07-03T08:51:14-07:00