The Number 1 Online Magazine for Writers & Writing Tips

5 Manuscript Errors That Are Hampering Your Chances of Getting Published

By on Mar 19, 2017 in Fiction, Writing Tips

When eBooks appeared on the map, there was a blast. But the biggest consequence was that indie writers didn’t need to wait for a publishing house to choose their book – goodbye rejection letters, right? Best of all, now you don’t need a lot of money to pay to self-publish. You could do it online, which costs very little. So, as a result, it would be easy to assume...

Read More

How to Sell More Books in Less Time

By on Mar 18, 2017 in Sales and Marketing, Self-Publishing Tips

Writing should be something you enjoy doing just for the sake of it, before money even comes into the equation. Also, there is a strong argument from within the writing community that a writer should write what he or she wants to, as this allows one to be truly creative, without being pressured by what he or she thinks should be written. However, if you’re an author...

Read More

How Authors Can Turn Their Dreaming Into Action

By on Mar 18, 2017 in Self Help, Writing Tips

Two people want to become authors. One goes onto become a great one. The other waits, and waits until nothing happens. What differentiates the person who became an author compared to the individual who didn’t? At the core, it is taking the dream of being an author and actually doing it. If you’re someone who has been dreaming for far too long than you care to...

Read More

Why Online Content Marketing is an Author’s Best Friend

By on Mar 18, 2017 in Sales and Marketing, Self-Publishing Tips

If you’re an author who is self-publishing your own work, marketing is a skill you’ll need to learn, in order to help sell your books and ebooks. There is one type of marketing that is essential, however. It is online content marketing and when used correctly, it really can be an author’s best friend. Read on to learn why. You can use it to craft and convey what you...

Read More

5 Signs Your New Book Business Might Not Succeed

By on Mar 17, 2017 in Special Features

Starting any type of venture has large amounts of risk involved. Starting a book business is no exception. In order to run your business, and progress through the numerous stumbling blocks along the way, a lot of dedication, persistence and confidence is required. Usually, if you’re able to write books for a distinct market of readers out there who want what you...

Read More

How to Write, Publish and Sell an eBook in a Week

By on Mar 17, 2017 in Self-Publishing Tips

Over several years now digital eBook publishing has allowed independent authors to sell their books online with great ease. It has even created a following for self-published eBooks, for many readers like to download books at cheap prices, thus helping the digital publishing revolution. This opens up many possibilities for self-publishing and if you take the right...

Read More

5 Unconventional Tips for Raising Your Writing Game

By on Mar 17, 2017 in Writing Tips

If you feel that you’re stuck in a rut when it comes to your writing game, and the conventional ways for improving your writing skills isn’t enough, you might want to break away from the norm and try these 5 unconventional tips for raising your writing game: 1. Read things that you wouldn’t otherwise read If you keep reading only what’s familiar, or what is in your...

Read More

Why All Newbie Authors Should Guest Post on Other Blogs

By on Mar 17, 2017 in Special Features

It’s understandable if writers don’t want to write for other people for free. After all, would a lawyer dole out legal advice for free? Or would a dentist provide free dental care? When you write for a living, it is not out of the norm to expect a fee for writing content. However, if you’re a newbie author, things could be different. There are a number of good...

Read More

5 Reasons Why You Would Make an Excellent Author

By on Mar 17, 2017 in Special Features

Writing is a fun-filled activity. At the same time you need patience and discipline to continue your writing. If you love anything that is imaginative or if you feel happy to write and if you enjoy carving imaginary characters or intriguing plots, then perhaps you will be an excellent author. Enid Bagnold, British author and playwright, said, “Who wants to become a...

Read More

5 Signs That Your Protagonist is Unlikable

By on Mar 17, 2017 in Fiction, Writing Tips

Some stories are driven by antiheroes. Other stories are driven by protagonists whose morale is of a dubious, gray nature. There are as many types of protagonists as stories. There is no need to go into that. What we are focusing on today is all the signs that show that your protagonist is developing to be unlikable – and when a character is unlikable, he or she is...

Read More