Plotting A Novel: Plotting And More For NaNoWriMo Authors

It’s almost NaNoWriMo time. I’ve received some questions about plotting a novel and whether I’d consider an offering for our plotting program. Does plotting make you nervous? Plotting can be a challenge if you dislike the process. Plotting a novel when you dislike plotting These days I love plotting, but that wasn’t always the case. I dreaded it for years; … Read more

Prelaunch: First Scene Guidance

A quick note: First Scene Guidance is in its prelaunch period.

This new guidance program is for you if:

  • You know your novel should be selling, but it’s not;
  • You’re ready to give up on a novel you started with high hopes;
  • What?! You’ll know what this is, when you feel it. You’re uneasily certain there’s something wrong with your novel but you’re not sure what it could be.

Prelaunch extends until October 30.

Check it out. And enjoy. 🙂

Self-Publishing Serial Fiction: 4 Answers To Popular Questions

If you’re a self-publishing author who’s writing fiction, you may wonder about writing serial fiction. Does the thought of committing to regular publication make you nervous too? Most of the questions I get about serials involve the publishing process. That is, getting your writing done and publishing your episodes on a schedule. My best advice: start with a strong idea. … Read more

Self-Publishing: Fiction Bestsellers’ Secrets You Need To Know

Are you a self-publishing author? If you’ve published a novel or two, you know that sales can be elusive. A recent study showed that 55% of KDP authors made less than $1 a day. On the other hand, bestselling self-publishing authors can make several thousand dollars a day. Why is that? What do bestselling authors know? Self-publishing: what do bestselling … Read more