Being an author is a lot of work, and it is important to celebrate the successes in your writing journey to encourage yourself to keep going, to feel accomplishment, to increase motivation, and to give yourself a break from all that work.
Short book teasers are great to use on your website to catch the readers' attention and entice them to learn more or to buy your book. But how do you write a great, attention-grabbing teaser? Here are some simple tips!
Using strong verbs can help you fulfill that adage of “show, don’t tell.” Here are several ways you can switch out weak verbs for strong verbs.
Looking for that perfect, punchy adjective? Here is a list of our favorite strong adjectives.
Cutting out tautology will make your writing more concise and professional, so watch out for these common tautology phrases while self-editing your writing.
Email templates, otherwise know as canned responses, allow you to save a response; you can pull up an existing template and only fill in key information, so you don’t have to retype common emails. These templates can make answering your email faster and easier!
You can make your story more interesting by cutting out the fluff, so here are 7 ways you can tighten your writing.
What qualities make a successful author?
You may have heard of visualization and how it can help athletes reach goals and perform better, but did you know that visualization can help you write better too?
More than ever, indie authors need all the tools they can gather in order to gain market visibility and increase sales. If you’ve ever been frustrated by the progress you are making in getting readers, then this post is for you!
When you need a break from writing, here are some great activities to help you unwind.
Unconscious Thought Theory (UTT) can help authors with plotting, inventing stuff, restructuring a story, coming up with twists, solving continuity problems, overcoming some kinds of writer’s block, and more. Read on to find out how.
If you want to make a living as an author, you may wonder, how much do authors make?
Do you have an older book that never sold very well? Or maybe it did well when it was first released but is now not selling well? Here are 8 tips for reviving those backlisted titles.
You may or may not be familiar with the terms “prescriptivism” and “descriptivism.” How do they apply to writing books?
Studies show that writing, particularly expressive writing, can improve your health. Here are 10 ways writing will improve your health.
Becoming healthier will make you mentally healthier, which in turn will make you a better writer. Here are three ways you can be healthier.
When you experience setbacks, staying positive can help you get back to work and keep you healthy. Read on for tips on staying positive.
Your author brand is the identity or personality you show your readers. Here are some steps to developing an author brand.