Writing Fiction Based on True Events--Watch Out!

Writing Fiction Based on True Events--Watch Out!
Sep 02, 2015
Have you ever had someone read your work and say, “I don’t know. It just doesn’t seem that plausible to me…” when you’ve written about something that really took place?

Seeking Success as a Writer? Hurry Up & Slow Down

Seeking Success as a Writer? Hurry Up & Slow Down
Aug 05, 2015
Can you hurry the creative process? When you launch a book, is it possible to blow through everything on your marketing to-do list?

Busted: Two Book Launch Myths

Busted: Two Book Launch Myths
Jul 01, 2015
Had I known 20 years ago what I now know about the book business, I might never have tried to become a writer—yet I’m so happy that I invested all that time and sweat equity into learning the ropes. Thank God for those myths that kept me going.

If Your Novel Needs More Urgency and Momentum, Ask These Seven Questions!

If Your Novel Needs More Urgency and Momentum, Ask These Seven Questions!
Jun 03, 2015

How often when you're writing or revising a novel do you know what has to happen... but you just don't know how to get there? 

Key Elements of a Novel's Critical First Pages

Key Elements of a Novel's Critical First Pages
May 06, 2015

You’ve only got one chance to make a first impression. 

Why Mood Matters When You're Editing

Why Mood Matters When You're Editing
Apr 01, 2015

You can ruin a perfectly good book if your mood is wrong when it's time to edit.