Tag: writing advice

Jumpstart Your Self-Publishing Journey

Are you an author who dreams of sharing your work with the world? These books helped me turn my writing dreams into reality.

5 Questions to Ask BEFORE Submitting Your Short Story | Almond Press

Have you ever toyed around with the idea of submitting your short story to a publication, but felt too overwhelmed or uncertain to actually send in your manuscript? Creating a strategy for myself based on the five questions outlined in this post below helped me prepare one of my short […]

Handling Rejection: An Infographic

My previous post on handling rejection with grace, now in a handy infographic!

What I’ve Learned from Writing

I consider myself to be at the beginning of what I hope becomes a fruitful writing career. Over the course of pursuing my passion in writing, I’ve learned some useful lessons that have helped me break new ground in achieving my writing dreams.

Rise of the Machines

Practical Writing Advice: Rethinking Your Author Platform

Building an author platform today is a vastly different process than for authors in the past. Kristen Lamb’s Rise of the Machines can help you create a solid platform in today’s shifting digital world.

Goodreads for Authors

Using Goodreads in Your Author Platform

If you’re a book lover, you’ve probably stumbled across Goodreads, the ultimate social site for bibliophiles. If so, you probably already know how to use Goodreads as a reader. Goodreads for Authors by Michelle Campbell-Scott can show you have to use Goodreads as an author.

Navigating Amazon with “How to Sell Fiction on Kindle”

If you’re planning on self-publishing via the Amazon Kindle store but are unsure of how to begin, How to Sell Fiction on Kindle by Michael Alvear has practical tips to help you market your book on Amazon.

Practical Writing Advice: Handling Rejection

Getting a piece of writing rejected isn’t exactly a fun experience. However, what you do with that rejection can at least turn it into a helpful experience. Here are a few of the things I’ve learned from having my writing submissions get rejected.