Businessman Thumbs Up

Quick Link: Acknowledgments: Make Them Awesome

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. My wise old granny always said have an attitude of gratitude and as authors, it is important to acknowledge those who help us. But as an author, you are already creative so make them cool. Head over to Books & Such and […]

Continue Reading
Construction road sign

Quick Link: Your Author Bio: Does it help your Book Sales or Stop Them Dead?

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. When is the last time you looked at your author bio? I thought so. Often overlooked,  a good author bio can give a reader a sense of connection. Anne R. Allen has some great tips for creating or sprucing up your author […]

Continue Reading
Man in tuxedo drinking champagne in casino

Quick Link: Why I’m Turning Trad-Pub Deals Down

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Elizabeth S. Craig is adding her voice in the traditional vs self-publishing conversation. Elizabeth has many options but has opted to still self-publish, because it works better for her. Check the post out to see her reasons and let us know how […]

Continue Reading
Empty glass

Quick Link: Are You Ready to Conquer Writing Overwhelm?

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Kristen Kieffer, on her blog well-storied, breaks down steps to help you from being overwhelmed.  The big takeaway for me was about focus. Because the more focused you are on what your goals are, the clearer your path becomes. ~ * ~ […]

Continue Reading
graphicstock-red-pencil

Quick Links: Self-Publishing Success Stories: How I Do It – with John Nicholl

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Another success story in the world of self-publishing! Check out the interview with the bestselling author of three dark psychological thrillers, John Nicholl at the Alliance Of Independent Authors. ~ * ~ Self-Publishing Success Stories: How I Do It – with John […]

Continue Reading
Hum the theme from Rocky if you need to.

Quick Link: The blank page – conquering your fears. And a couple of writing prompts

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Sometimes the hardest thing to do is to start. Roz Morris at Nail Your Novel understands and has kind words to help you overcome. ~ * ~ The blank page – conquering your fears. And a couple of writing prompts By Roz Morris […]

Continue Reading
Businesswoman sitting at the table and speaking through megaphone

Quick Link: How to Get the Most Marketing and Publicity Bang for Your Buck

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. We can always use more information on how to market effectively. Good thing at Writer’s Digest we have an interview by award-winning author Kristen Harnisch with Caitlin Hamilton Summie, owner and founder of Caitlin Hamilton Marketing & Publicity. They discuss how marketing […]

Continue Reading
close-up Tokyo Tower , Japan

Quick Link: How Strong is Your Skeleton?

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. You need a strong backbone to be a writer. You need one to actually sit and write, and yet another to hold your story straight. A new site to check out, Two Drops of Ink: A Literary Blog. There Michelle Gunnin discusses […]

Continue Reading
Cheerful woman making selfie photo on smartphone

Quick Link: Should You Start a Video Blog?

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Bless Laura Drake for being braver than me! She decided to start a video blog and posted her experiences and why you should start a vlog. She even included her first one at Writers In The Storm for you to check out! […]

Continue Reading
Cat sitting on a wooden fence at sunset

Quick Links: Embrace Your Boundaries

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. There is something so right with Amanda Palmer and Neil Gaiman being together.  So stay happy you crazy kids. That bit of randomness was brought to you by Dan Blank at Writer UnBoxed and his post about setting boundaries to help your […]

Continue Reading
Blank monitor.

Quick Link: How to Just Start When it Comes to Writing

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. I have been a big fan of the Pomodoro Technique for a long time. The short version is that you do your best work when you are refreshed, usually in the first 15 – 30 minutes of a task. So by scheduling […]

Continue Reading
Costs Benefits Choices On Signpost Showing Analysis And Value Of An Investment

Quick Links: Looking for a Book Editor? Here’s How Much You Should Expect to Pay

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. If you have never hired a book editor and are curious at how much they cost or want to compare what you have paid, then read on for Blake Atwood’s post at The Write Life. Be warned, you might want to gird […]

Continue Reading
From start to finish, child writing on white paper

Quick Links: Staying Organized While You Write–and Finish–Your Book

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. What tools do you write with? I use both MS word with track changes on and Scrivener.  At How To Plan, Write, And Develop A Book, owner Mary Carroll Moore gives her professional advice on how she stays organized while writing. ~ […]

Continue Reading
Young lady erasing and painting laptop with brush in hand

Quick Links: One Way to Form Habits That Lead to Success

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. They say it takes three months of doing something to make it stick as a habit. The esteemable Shelly Hitz has a post and a podcast that gives you more tips on how to succeed with great habits. ~ * ~ One […]

Continue Reading
Quick Link: Busy Authors Should Simplify Social Media Efforts

Quick Link: Busy Authors Should Simplify Social Media Efforts

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Over at Romance University, new blogger Cecelia Mecca shares her tips on how to simply your social media to do list. ~ * ~ Busy Authors Should Simplify Social Media Efforts by Cecelia Mecca  Welcome first time poster Cecelia Mecca with her […]

Continue Reading