Fiction Author? Black Friday Specials Available Now

If you’re a fiction author, you know that fiction can be challenging. This year’s Black Friday special offerings will make writing and publishing fiction easier. Here they are: Your Short Fiction Formula; and Commercial Fiction Secrets: Plot Your Novel In 60 Minutes Or Less. Are you a fiction author? Make writing and publishing (and marketing) easier 2020 has challenged everyone. … Read more

Content Creator: 3 Ways To Add Value To Your Content (And Sell More)

Content Creator: 3 Ways To Add Value To Your Content (And Sell More)

You’re a freelance writer, so you’re a content creator. This year, I’ve received many questions from freelancers who find that it’s hard to maintain a good living from their content creation efforts. It’s no longer enough to provide well-written articles and web content. A tsunami of content flows onto the web every day. In addition, 2020’s lockdowns and social distancing … Read more

Writing Tip For Motivation Monday: The Attention Secret

Writing Tip For Motivation Monday: The Attention Secret

It’s time for this week’s motivational writing tip. I’m currently rereading Anthony Trollope’s Palliser novels for the umpteenth time, and since many authors are tackling NaNoWriMo, this quote from Trollope’s autobiography is appropriate: “When I have commenced a new book, I have always prepared a diary, divided into weeks, and carried it on for the period which I have allowed … Read more

Writing Tip For Motivation Monday: Show Up And Keep Showing Up

Writing Tip For Motivation Monday: Show Up And Keep Showing Up

I love this writing tip, “80 percent of success is showing up.” There’s some controversy about this quote: who said it first, and which variant was used first, whether it was said about “life”, or about “success.”’ Whatever—it’s a brilliant writing tip. A fundament writing tip: show up The quote’s often attributed to Woody Allen, who reports he did say, … Read more