November 2018

3 Tried-and-True Tips for Winning NaNoWrimo in 2018

2018-12-07T13:48:33+00:00

It’s time for the (inter)national writers’ “holiday,” National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)! A cherished pastime by authors, NaNoWriMo is an annual month-long gathering both online and in person where writers pursue winning NaNoWriMo. The goal? Creating a 50,000-word [...]

3 Tried-and-True Tips for Winning NaNoWrimo in 20182018-12-07T13:48:33+00:00

October 2018

Is There a “Code” for Writing a Bestseller?

2018-12-07T13:53:47+00:00

Just what makes a book a bestseller has been evading agents and publishers for decades. Is it a writer’s unmistakable talent, a brilliant marketing plan, a shift in technology (the rise of e-readers and erotica, for instance)? However, the one thing [...]

Is There a “Code” for Writing a Bestseller?2018-12-07T13:53:47+00:00

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

2018-10-09T10:10:28+00:00

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 Authors2018-10-09T10:10:28+00:00

Phoenix’s Best Coffeeshops for Authors Fall 2018

2018-11-12T07:20:45+00:00

Coffee is often synonymous with writers, and for good reason—it’s a drink that can be made in a thousand ways, it offers a nice little jolt of caffeine many writers crave while they work, and the places coffee [...]

Phoenix’s Best Coffeeshops for Authors Fall 20182018-11-12T07:20:45+00:00

3 In-Person Ways to Build Your Author Network

2018-10-09T09:43:58+00:00

Writing is a career notorious for its solitude, and the oft-“introverted” nature of those who pursue it. While there is a bit of truth to the introspective, self-reflective components of writing that are required, authors need to be diligent [...]

3 In-Person Ways to Build Your Author Network2018-10-09T09:43:58+00:00