Deep point of view is powerful and engaging though many find it difficult to do well. The basic techniques of deep point of view have been simplified in blog posts that will heap loads of overconfidence on newer writers. … Read the post
August 14th, 2019
4 Ways To Go Deeper With Deep Point Of View
August 12th, 2019
Book Covers 101: The Cover Two-Step
As I’ve pointed out a few (thousand) times before, your book cover is a marketing tool ... the most vital one you have in your marketing toolbox. It exists for one reason, and no, it’s not to contain printed pages—you could do that with a shopping bag if that’s all you needed.… Read the post
July 31st, 2019
Why ‘Free’ is a Cornerstone Marketing Strategy
July 19th, 2019
Help! No One Wants What I Write!
July 10th, 2019
Should Authors Break Free from the Brand?
The standard advice given to writers is to brand yourself. Find a genre, and stick with it. This strategy has proven successful for many contemporary authors such as Danielle Steel and Mary Higgins Clark, but even Jane Austen had perfected the practice years earlier, and Agatha Christie used it to pen mysteries that ranked her in the sales zone with Shakespeare and the Bible!… Read the post