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Why Every Author Should Have A Blog

Filed in Marketing Your Book by on May 8, 2016 25 Comments
Why Every Author Should Have A Blog

We get this question a lot: why should authors care about blogging? The answer: there are literally too many reasons to list in one article. If you are an author, blogging is your friend. In fact, you should make it your best friend. I cannot stress enough how helpful it is for building your audience […]

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5 Apps & Websites That Bestselling Authors Can’t Live Without

Filed in Writing Tips by on May 6, 2016 8 Comments
5 Apps & Websites That Bestselling Authors Can’t Live Without

Do you need help finding that perfect word, simplifying your sentences, or discovering inspiration? There is a website or desktop app to help, and they aren’t just for those tech-savvy friends who are always glued to their e-readers.Website and app developers have built some wonderfully helpful resources for you to be a better, faster, cleaner […]

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The Truth In My Tennis Shoes

Filed in Author Inspirations by on April 7, 2016 0 Comments
The Truth In My Tennis Shoes

Sometimes I think running is a lot like writing. I learned this lesson after a long, hard run two years ago. I laced up dirty, embarrassingly tattered tennis shoes, and my ankles churned across the asphalt until the concrete beneath me yielded up truth and clarity. I had vowed to run away from all the things which were […]

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10 Steps to Becoming a Highly Effective Writer

Filed in Motivation Mondays, Writing Tips by on April 4, 2016 34 Comments
10 Steps to Becoming a Highly Effective Writer

Writing and procrastination might stereotypically go hand-in-hand, but no one has ever written a book by procrastinating. The only way to write a book is to write. It’s a crazy concept—I know. But if F. Scott Fitzgerald procrastinated on The Great Gatsby, none of us would even know such a book existed. So, how do we […]

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20 Commonly Misused Words

Filed in Writing Tips by on April 1, 2016 7 Comments
20 Commonly Misused Words

We remember it fondly from our elementary school days: if you can’t recall how to spell a word, sound it out! As adults, we might follow the same tactic when trying to rack our brains to produce that one word we know how to spell, but can’t piece together the correct letters. However, sounding out […]

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