To make a living as an author, an author platform is required, whether you are self-published or with a traditional publisher. Here are 9 essential steps to build an author platform.
There is only so much writing practice you can do in a day, but there are also a lot of non-writing activities you can do that will make you a better writer. Read on for some ideas!
Being a writer can be lonely and hard, but there are many reasons writers write. Here are 25 reasons that can give you motivation when the going gets tough.
Writing contests can be a great way to hone your writing, try something new, and maybe win a prize! Here are 7 writing contests that you can try your hand at.
Creative exercises are a great way to keep your writing brain sharp and to prepare you for a day of writing. Here are 12 creative exercises you can try.
Feeling a bit of writer’s block? Try using a writing prompt generator to wake up that creative genius!
Reading is important for authors because it helps improve writing skills, but what should you read? Here are some ideas!
Here are 9 reasons why writers need to read.
Need to write an “about the author,” or change up the one you’re using? Here are 15 great about the author examples from authors who have promoted with us!
Yes, it's that time of year. Check out these New Year's resolutions that will help you grow as an author and sell more books.
Here are a few infographics on punctuation topics that writers often struggle with most.
Here are a few infographics on grammar topics that we've seen writers struggle with the most.
If you work from home, demands on your time can distract you from your work. Here are 4 tips for protecting your time as a self-employed writer.
Whether you’re a full-time or a part-time writer, finding time to write with all the distractions of life can be difficult. Here are some tips to help you start and maintain a writing habit.
Are you looking for good ideas for a gratitude list? Or just want a gratitude pick-me-up? Read on for a list of what we and some of the authors we spoke to are grateful for.
Writing is a journey and there are always ways to improve, which ultimately means more sales. Here are 6 tips for becoming a better writer.
As an author, you want to get your work out there, and there are a lot of people who may try to take advantage of you. Watch out for these different publishing scams before entering into an agreement with any company or individual.
Is your plot slowing down? Maybe you need a horse, dog, or cat to liven things up. Animals can play a large role in your next book. Here are a few ways you can use animals to enrich your fiction.
So you’ve written a children’s book and want to get it published. If you want to try your hand at self-publishing a children’s book, here are some steps to help you get there.