Serial Fiction: 3 Quick Tips To Start Writing Today

Want to write serial fiction? I adore writing serials because the motivation is built in. It’s impossible to get bored; you have deadlines to meet. I get lots of questions about writing serials; it’s challenging for authors to realize that there are no rules, as such. If you’re not sure what serial fiction might be, here’s a quick definition: a … Read more

Short Fiction Self-Publishing: Turn A Few Hours Into Book Sales

Love writing short fiction? You can spend a few hours writing, then publish something readers love… And turn those readers into fans. This was brought home to me recently. I asked my fiction writing students: had writing short stories made a difference to their self-publishing business? Short fiction: how one author turned her self-publishing career around One author said she … Read more

Editing Fiction: 3 Easy Ways To Get Started

Do you wish editing fiction could be easier? Perhaps you have a NaNoWriMo novel (or several NaNoWriMo novels) on your hard drive and can’t get inspired to start the edit. One of my students faced this situation; here’s the simple process which helped her to get started on the editing process. Editing fiction: the process needn’t take forever Over time, … Read more