March 30, 2015

This week I am talking to Kate Newburg from Bad Star Media, a provider of “fierce book cover design for the indie author.” Join me to find out what makes a great book cover, how digital covers differ from print covers, and more. Then check out Kate’s website, www.BadSt...

March 23, 2015

I was recently editing a book about starting a photography business, and the author told the reader to consider what it felt like to be in front of their camera. This got me thinking about what it felt like to be “under my pen.” Having your work edited is about so much...

March 16, 2015

When we decide to learn a new skill, we usually understand that it will take lots of practice and a good teacher to get us to the point of mastery. Take the guitar, for instance. You wouldn’t sit down with a Fender and expect to bang out “Stairway to Heaven” on your fi...

March 9, 2015

You’ve written your book, published it on Amazon, and now you’re ready to sit back and watch the royalties roll in. If only it were that easy. As a self-publishing author, if you don’t get the word out about your book, no one else will. Even traditionally published aut...

March 3, 2015

If there is one thing authors are told over and over again, it’s that they have to rewrite. It seems that every author ever asked for writing advice talks about the importance of rewriting. Some say it more colorfully than others.

“If it sounds like writing, I rewrite i...

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