Tag: Self-Publishing

New Year, Old You: Restarting a Failed Writing Resolution

Filed in Ask the Editor, Writing Tips by on February 11, 2019 0 Comments
New Year, Old You: Restarting a Failed Writing Resolution

  Less than two months ago, many of us took the time to write out long lists of New Year’s resolutions. We dreamed of becoming the next Bob Goff or Shauna Niequist—not only finishing the writing and publishing process, but also seeing our books at the top of bestseller lists. The reality for many, however, […]

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Multiple Narrators, One Story, No Sweat!

Filed in Ask the Editor, Writing Tips by on May 22, 2017 0 Comments
Multiple Narrators, One Story, No Sweat!

You can find it in fiction, non-fiction, even in cookbooks: more than one person narrating different portions of the book to offer various perspectives, beliefs and even manners of speaking (or writing in this case). If an author were interested in utilizing multiple narrators in his/her story, there needs to be considerations made to display […]

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The incredible true story of “The Man Who Carved Stone Mountain” [VIDEO]

Filed in Successful Author Spotlight by on March 1, 2017 1 Comment
The incredible true story of “The Man Who Carved Stone Mountain” [VIDEO]

We sat down with author Donna Barron to talk about her first book, The Man Who Carved Stone Mountain. This book tells the incredible true story of her father Roy Faulkner’s pivotal role in the completion of Stone Mountain’s iconic confederate memorial carving in Georgia. She lovingly writes anecdotes of the many challenges her father faced […]

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5 Easy Steps to an Elevator Pitch

Filed in Marketing Your Book by on November 30, 2016 1 Comment
5 Easy Steps to an Elevator Pitch

If you’re envisioning three tech guys talking about how their startup is going to be the next big thing, you’re in luck– because this isn’t about that kind of pitch. While pitching sometimes gets a bad rap, it’s important to be able to convey the message of your work quickly, clearly and concisely. An elevator […]

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5 Twitter Hashtags Every Writer Is Using Right Now

Filed in Marketing Your Book by on August 1, 2016 5 Comments
5 Twitter Hashtags Every Writer Is Using Right Now

If you haven’t hopped on Twitter yet, you are seriously missing out on some wonderful connections in the online writing community. The key to successfully benefitting from Twitter is engagement, and hashtags make finding your tribe even easier—if you know where to look! Here are five trending hashtags to help you get inspired, find writing […]

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