Lessons Learned from a Book Launch: Interview with Kami Boley

Lessons Learned from a Book Launch: Interview with Kami Boley

Author Kami Boley recently published the second installment in the Disturbing History Saga. Today, she recounts lessons she's learned with The Gator Leaves Nothing Behind: Part II, offers advice for new indie authors, and gives us a glimpse into her authorly life.

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Facebook Group Admins: Are You a Mentor or a Dictator?

Facebook Group Admins: Are You a Mentor or a Dictator?

Are you building a Facebook community or a prison? 

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Interview with a Poet: Amy Lutes, Author of Baptism

Interview with a Poet: Amy Lutes, Author of Baptism

Amy Lutes, author of Baptism: On Sinking and Rising, talks about what inspired her poems and the lessons she's learned in writing and publishing it.

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Barcode Options for the Self-Publisher

Barcode Options for the Self-Publisher

Barcodes can often cause a bit of exasperation for self-published authors and new book designers. Melinda Martin shows you what to do.

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The Key to Building a Tribe on Any Platform

The Key to Building a Tribe on Any Platform

Frank McKinley delivers five irresistible social skills to help you make more connections, form deeper relationships, and show people you really care—on any platform! 

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5 Reasons Why Every Author Needs Instagram

5 Reasons Why Every Author Needs Instagram

The number-one reason to be on Instagram? Book bloggers!

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The 2-Day Writing Marathon Challenge (PDF)

The 2-Day Writing Marathon Challenge (PDF)

Can you write 20,000 words in 2 days?

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The 7 Writers You’ll Meet at Andi Cumbo-Floyd’s Writers’ Retreat

The 7 Writers You’ll Meet at Andi Cumbo-Floyd’s Writers’ Retreat

This past weekend, Andi Cumbo-Floyd, Kelly Chripczuk, and Shawn Smucker hosted a writers’ retreat on God’s Whisper Farm in Radiant, Virginia.

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Interview with New York Times Bestselling Author Elizabeth Kostova

Interview with New York Times Bestselling Author Elizabeth Kostova

Elizabeth Kostova answers your questions about writing, deadlines, Bulgaria, and her third novel, The Shadow Land.

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17 Things I Learned from Serious Writers at WordFest

17 Things I Learned from Serious Writers at WordFest

#6: Watch out for “so what?” stories. A “so what?” story is one wherein all conflicts are resolved but where’s the payoff? Where’s the emotional satisfaction? What does the reader feel at the end?

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Wolf in Sheep's Clothing: Uncovering the Truth about Vanity Publishers

Wolf in Sheep's Clothing: Uncovering the Truth about Vanity Publishers

My goal with this post and the video is to educate readers on vanity publishers so they can help stop other authors from being deceived. 

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10 Updates Writers Need to Make before 2019

10 Updates Writers Need to Make before 2019

#8: Have a serious conversation with yourself about your writing goals.

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The Only List of Authorly Marketing Resources You'll Ever Need

The Only List of Authorly Marketing Resources You'll Ever Need

From marketing to writing to publishing, all the author resources you actually need.

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10 Ways to Make Your Editor Cry

10 Ways to Make Your Editor Cry

No one wants to pay good money to a professional editor, only to leave her in a puddle of her own tears.

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How to Build Relationships with Book Bloggers

How to Build Relationships with Book Bloggers

Sarah Fox guides authors on pitching to book bloggers.

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8 Overlooked Lessons for Indie Authors

8 Overlooked Lessons for Indie Authors

Indies, it's time we had a little talk.

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Candace Marshall: The Heroine You Didn't Know You Needed

Candace Marshall: The Heroine You Didn't Know You Needed

Zombie Takeover: a humorous take on the zombie apocalypse. 

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