February 23rd, 2015

5 Ways to Weather a Creative Winter

Kathryn Craft Turning Whine into Gold

The waiting was over. My agent called last Tuesday with word about my submission for novel number three: my publisher had passed.

(Read paragraph break as needed time for truth of this to sink in.)

We strategized. Then my agent said, “Okay Kathryn, well, I’d better go get a […]

February 9th, 2015

Persistence Pays: For Indie or Traditional Publishing

Holly Robinson

I’m in a semi-comatose state after crashing through the first draft of a novel in six months to meet my editor’s deadline.

Not that I’m complaining. I’ve been struggling to get to this point in my career for over twenty-five years. After earning a degree in biology, I started writing fiction and went […]

May 5th, 2014

4 Pieces of Facebook Advice You Can Ignore

What to do? Facebook has changed – again. There’s more competition than ever for reader attention. Writers are frustrated and it’s easy to understand why. How do you build a business when the goal posts for success keep moving? What’s the point? Facebook is probably the slowest platform to build an audience on, and shooting yourself in the foot by listening to bad advice only makes it more difficult. […]

December 30th, 2013

Do You Clean Up Your Twitter Account? (3 Easy Tips)

by Jenny Hansen

If you know everything about Twitter, detest Twitter, or plan to never use it, you can probably skip this post.

For the rest of you: This is one of the most easy-to-implement social media posts I’ve ever done here at WITS. Enjoy!

It’s the beginning of a new year this week, and […]

December 18th, 2013

Crossing Physical Barriers in Fiction, Part 1

by Tiffany Lawson Inman

Hello and Happy December! I’ve kept my blog a little shorter today because I know you all are busy busy busy with festivities writing. *wink wink* My hubby is currently wondering when I will put the laptop away and finish wrapping presents.

Here is Part One of my new series here […]