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Reading Time: 8 minutes Writing a book is one thing, selling it another. The cost of promoting your book can easily rank between $0 and $15,000. But where do you even start?
Reading Time: 4 minutes All authors wonder at one point: what perspective does the reader prefer? First or third?
Reading Time: 4 minutes While a lot of authors dream about a writer’s residency, not everybody knows how it could benefit them or how to get inside.
Reading Time: 4 minutes There are many flavors when it comes to thrillers, but the recipe for writing a nail-biting thriller remains the same.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Audiobooks have taken off in the past couple of years. They are engaging But do audiobooks improve your writing skills?
Reading Time: 6 minutes Networking in the writing industry is not easy, but it is essential. Here are 7 do’s and don’t’s to help you on your way.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Writing about sex can be daunting, especially if you focus on who might read it. How do you deal with that?
Reading Time: 5 minutes Every writer wants their readers hanging from their lips, but how do you introduce your plot? And how long should it last?
Reading Time: 4 minutes Should I create a book trailer? A lot of modern-day authors ask themselves that question. Find out now.
Reading Time: 3 minutes From fighting with your characters to writers’ block, ow do you overcome your writing struggles?
Reading Time: 5 minutes When you want the become a writer, it is key you know how to behave like a professional author. Here’s why.
Reading Time: 4 minutes If you want to engage your readers, you need to layer your stories. You only need to add a few different elements.
Reading Time: 3 minutes How important are relatable characters? And do you need them more than a good plot or strong theme?
Reading Time: 5 minutes Staring at the blinking cursor for hours… We call it blank page paralysis. How do you overcome it and inspire yourself to write?