Print-It Will Survive

I think everyone, especially authors, writers, and readers nervously anticipated the death of the hard copy novel the last few years. But according to this study, the consumption of printed books continues to thrive with no indication of decline any time soon. I have...

Writing Tip of the Week-Don’t Panic & Take Breaks

There may be times that you will be in the middle of writing and experience a sense of panic over finishing your novel and how you will get there and what will happen along the way.  If this feeling creeps over you it may be time to take a break from your novel,...

Writing Tip of the Week-Enter Competitions

“Winning a competition is a major endorsement for your book; awards help with book publicity by verifying that your book is head and shoulders above many others,” (iUniverse article 10 Tips for Marketing Your Book). If you’re looking for another...

Writing Tip of the Week-Protect Your Writing Space

Your writing space should be a sanctuary, a place where you feel comfortable and a place where your ideas are nurtured and protected from corruption of the outside world. Protect your writing space and only surround yourself with things that will contribute to your...

Writing Tip of the Week-Designating Your Cover Design

written by Rachael Storey (guest writer) “Don’t judge a book by its cover” is a popular English idiom and while the advice is positive and should be followed, the fact is people do judge books by their covers. There are certain colors, images, and...