I recently wrote a blog about the characteristics of good fiction writers. Following are seven characteristics I came up with. What would you add?First good writers are born with a talent for…Continue
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The concept of author’s trading reviews is somewhat troubling for me. Even if unspoken or stated otherwise, does it create an expectation of “I’ll give you five stars and you give me five?” Won’t…Continue
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I recently decided I need to be even more organized in scheduling and tracking my book marketing efforts. As a result I started an Excel spreadsheet to use as a check list for marketing. It…Continue
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Character interviews are an interesting and creative way to introduce potential readers to a book's character(s). The fun is deciding how your character would answer the question but the questions…Continue
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Posted on May 2, 2013 at 8:34am
You might ask how I came to develop the 7 Characteristics of Good Fiction Writers. It all started early one morning when I was reading tweets from other authors; I realized fiction writer’s are a diverse group. I had an intuitive insight that there are some common characteristics that good writers share. I came up with the 7 characteristics of good fiction writers:
Posted on April 12, 2013 at 8:57am
Previewing books is a time-honored tradition. We have all seen people in a library or book store reading the first few pages in a book. We’ve probably done it. We’ll look at a book read a bit and maybe put it back and choose another. It’s like taking the books for a “test drive”. People are in the habit of previewing the books they are considering. Now we can do that in the comfort of our homes online using our laptop, PC, etc.
Since most recent books, even print books, are available…Continue
Posted on March 22, 2013 at 10:33am