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Creating multi-dimensional characters will make your fiction impossible to put down! Your villains should be at least as interesting as your heroes, and this graphic suggests ways to create unforgettable villains for your stories.
We hear a lot about the importance of a great book cover, but what about the inside of your book? Looks are important there, too. Interior design is one of the major decisions you’ll have to make about your self-published book. But it’s not as daunting as you might think, even if right now […]
Even experienced authors have weaknesses in their writing. Just as some speakers fall into bad habits, such as saying um or uh, most of us have some bad habits. Maybe you slip into passive voice or use the same word(s) too frequently. Or perhaps you use unnecessary words that add nothing to your prose. The […]
I am seeing a lot of people panic over the upcoming move from CreateSpace (CS) to KDP. Authors are talking about removing all of their books from CS and generally freaking out over the transition. I’m sure it won’t go perfectly smoothly (It’s too big a change for that.) but there is no reason to […]
Names are important, as we all know. Some of us wish we could change ours (especially our middle names), while others are madly in love with theirs. Character names in fiction are important too. They give us that special something we need to identify personalities. Can you imagine Philias Fogg or Fagan going by any […]
Can you be a six-figure author on Amazon.com? It is certainly possible. Lots of authors do it. Here is Chris Fox explaining how you can make 10k a month on Amazon.com.
We’ve all faced those days. The ones where you’d love nothing but to veg out with some Netflix all day long. And those days don’t always come at the most opportune time either–especially for writers. As writers, we’re always facing deadlines or new projects. But there are ways to get motivated. You don’t have to […]
Amazon ads are a powerful marketing tool for authors right next to your book description. But these days, more than ever, ads are extremely competitive. You need to approach them the right way to get your book in front of the right people. In this article, you’ll learn: What metrics you should keep an eye […]
What is your most recent book? Tell us a bit about it. My latest book is called Complicated Heart. This is the fourth edition in the Avery Detective Agency Series, a series that was first inspired by my grandfather. I decided to write a fourth installment because several readers had contacted me requesting this addition, […]
What is your most recent book? Tell us a bit about it. Re.Think CULTURE is written to talk on the untold aspects of Culture and because of this, it is focused on three themes; Community, Conformity, and Continuity. The idea is that each community must serve as a solution to its problem but it must […]
What is your most recent book? Tell us a bit about it. Lighthouse on Tortola was published this spring, and it concerns Andra, a photojournalist on assignment in the Caribbean. Shortly after she arrives on Tortola, she meets Michael, an engaging tour guide. They hit it off right away, but it’s not long before Andra […]
What is your most recent book? Tell us a bit about it. My most recent publication entitled A Guide to Exploring Abandoned Churches delves into the religiously-oriented supernatural and unknown. Published as a pseudo-list/short story, outlining individual characteristics of horror-related aspects of abandoned churches in particular, fans of the occult will most definitely enjoy this […]
What is your most recent book? Tell us a bit about it. My most recent book is called Catalina’s Tide. It’s a steamy thriller that really plays upon the issue of groupthink and paranoia. The novel takes place in the late 1990s on Santa Catalina Island during the week of Fourth of July. Tell us […]
What is your most recent book? Tell us a bit about it. Underneath the Hat is about the journey of Amanda Jayne in her role of First Lady and wife to Campbell. It shares the lessons she learned while dealing with his infidelities and how she learned who she was Underneath the Hat. Tell us […]
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