5 Elements Of An 'About Me' Page That Converts - The MillennialSAHM
Is your 'About Me" page falling flat? Are Your Missing opportunities to gain new subscribers? Well, I hate to break it to you, but your 'About Me' Page isn't really about you at all.
Five Mistakes New Writers Make (Paperback Kingdom)
Today we have a guest post by Trisha Tobias, who has worked on books such as the award-winning Alice: The Wanderland Chronicles by J.M. Sullivan, and Chasing Eveline by Leslie Hauser: When it comes to writing, there aren’t many hard rules. It’s a...READ MORE
The Complete Guide to Eliminating Passive Voice - Between the Lines Editorial
As an editor, I correct passive voice every day. It's a common problem and easy to fix. Check out this complete guide to fixing passive voice!
43 Words You Should Cut From Your Writing Immediately
Removing these useless words helps speed up the pacing of both action and dialogue, and makes your work more polished and professional.
How to Write a Fiction Novel Step by Step
How to write a fiction novel step by step. Learn how to write a book from start to finish, since the inspiration process, outlining, until the end.
How to Write Arguments with Maximum Punch
Arguments are one those things that are both exciting and difficult to write. These are creative writing tips for making sure they have max impact.
How to Write First Chapter | Just Writerly Things
The first chapter of a story has a very crucial purpose, and that purpose is to engage the readers as quickly as possible with the book’s theme and plot.
The Demons You'll Face When Writing (and How to Keep Writing)
Writer’s block one of the most feared demons of writing, but there are others far more pervasive and insidious. Discovery how to conquer them all.
Learn How to Improve Writing Skills And It Will Change Your Life
You already know that having writing skills has the power to change your life and the lives of those who read your work. So, it makes sense that writing better -- more clearly, more fluidly, and more beautifully -- has even greater power for both you and your reader. How do you improve writing skills?
5 Things All Writers Should Keep Track of
I've been a writer, in the story kind of way, since I was about nine. I was reading tons of Magic Tree House and thought it would be awesome to write adventurous stories like that. So, I started writing a story about a girl named Anna, who, in the first chapter, is escaping from her burning house, while her parents still sleep inside. I never thought of myself as a particularly creepy kid until I looked back objectively on that particular memory. Anyway, that's about thirteen years of story…
How to Write an Irresistible Book Blurb
Look for a book blurb writing hack? You have to check out these writing tips to crafting an irresistible book blurb that sells your book fast. @penandparent.com
Why You Should Intentionally Write Messages Into Your Stories
"That book changed my life." "This character's strength helped me through a rough patch." "That message was one I really needed to hear." These are just a few phrases that I'm pretty sure we've all heard. I've never found statements like this odd. After all, I also have read books that have shaped my thoughts and inspired my actions. When I decided that I wanted to be a writer, I took it as a matter of course that I would write stories with the goal of encouraging and inspiring my readers. I…
7 Things You Can Do Today to Get on The Bestseller Track | cooks & books
But first, the publishing stories worth reading this week: Amazon is Quietly Eliminating List Prices (David Streitfeld for The New York Times): A fascinating look at the deterioration of the list price/discount marketing tactic and how it’s influencing online commerce, including the massive online book business. I thought this was a must-read this week, and it’s […]
Why it’s a good thing you’re scared to share your writing
I’ve never had a kid, but I imagine sending out a piece of my writing into the world is a lot like dropping your child off for their first day of school. In short, it’s utterly terrifying. You’ve done everything you can to make sure they’re prepared, but what if it’s not enough? What if everyone makes fun of them? In writing, that often translates to a reflection on you as the writer. What if everyone thinks I’m not enough? And laughs at me for thinking I can write? I touched on this topic a…