Self-Publishing: Low-Content Books Are Hot

Self-Publishing: Low Content Books Are Hot

If you’re into self-publishing, chances are you’re considering the potential of low-content books. Firstly, what are they? From Amazon’s low content books page: A low-content book has minimal or no content on the interior pages. These pages are generally repetitive and designed to be filled in by the user. Common examples include notebooks, planners, journals, and other similar works. This … Read more

Improve Your Productivity With Timers: 4 Tips To Help

Improve Your Productivity With Timers: 4 Tips To Help

Want to improve your productivity? Try this simple strategy: use timers. If you are a Pomodoro fan, you’ve discovered the benefits of focusing for 25 minutes at a time, but you can use timers in other ways too. My favorite timer-productivity strategy takes just five minutes. Improve your productivity in five minutes Here’s what Francesco Cirillo, the developer of the … Read more

Writing Tips: 5 Savvy, Inspiring Ways To Solve Creative Challenges

Here’s the biggest challenge with writing tips: you tend to forget them when you need them most. A few days ago, I caught myself whining to a friend about a lack of inspiration for a current project; I wasn’t sure I’d make the deadline. “You’re overthinking,” my friend suggested. “You’ve got dozens of writing tips for getting inspired and writing … Read more

Writing Fiction: 6 Common Mistakes To Avoid (Fix Them)

Writing Fiction: 6 Common Mistakes To Avoid (Fix Them)

Readers want what they want, so when you’re writing fiction, it’s easy to make mistakes which annoy readers. That said, don’t despair. You can fix most mistakes easily. Writing fiction: the biggest mistake Before we look at common errors, let’s look at the biggest one: failing to capitalize on success. Sadly this is horribly common. One of my students wrote … Read more

Mind Maps For Creatives: Overcome Challenges And Find Solutions

Are you using mind maps? They’re powerful tools you can use in many ways to overcome obstacles, find solutions, and get motivated. They help writers and other creatives to become more creative and productive. When I mentor writers and authors, they’ve opted for mentoring because they’re frustrated. When you’re battling in the trenches of your writing career, it’s hard to … Read more