Blogs for Self-Publishers, February 25 – March 3, 2017 including Jennie Nash, Michael Jason Brandt, Frances Caballo, Lisa Tener, Natalia Sylvester, Karen Myers and Amy Collins
Make your writing pleasing, memorable, unique and rhythmic so that the reader really feels the impact of the journey they have been through.
Backstory works in order to write a seamless story that captures a readers’ attention. What happened before colors everything that happens now.
How you move through scenes and chapters is part of the art of writing. It dictates the flow, or pace, of your work. Have you mastered the art of the scene?
Every writer needs to master the art of dialogue. If a writer gets it wrong, they risk losing their reader right from the start.
Are you getting the story out of your head and onto the page in your opening chapter? Here’s how to recognize and shake off the burden of knowledge.
In order to write a great first chapter for a book, you have to start in the right place. There are two main ways writers tend to get this wrong.
It pays to write a great opening line that hooks your reader and yanks them into your story. A great first line serves as a promise and an invitation we can’t refuse.
Our Contributing Writers continue to provide outstanding content, help, instruction, and inspiration to readers throughout the year. It’s obvious readers appreciate this content because of the amazing level of engagement these posts receive. Now I’ve got another treat—and a bit of a surprise—for you. Although the blog has concentrated for over 5 years on the […]
By Jennie Nash In publishing, everything starts with the quality of the book. Today you’ll hear from editor and book coach Jennie Nash. In the course of her work, Jennie sees firsthand what authors tend to get wrong as they write their books–the rookie mistakes, the glaring errors, the fatal flaws. Her post today digs […]