Ghostly Rites Anthology Schedule. We are calling for submissions from writers worldwide. This year we are producing three Anthologies. Ghostly Romance, Ghostly Rites and one for children aged 10 to adult Ghostly Rites Youth. The Children's story must be scary but not over the top...Every child loves Goosebump Stories so let's see what you all … Continue reading Ghostly Rites – Submission Schedule
Written by Real Laplaine August 18, 2019|author, book giveaways, book release, books, free books, reading, writing This could be a touchy subject for some or many, so I apologize in advance if what I am about to say offends you. As an author of 14 published works, so far, and an ardent writer, I found … Continue reading Have Authors been Compromised?
Sometimes a little competition is what you need to get back in the writing game. What better way to do that than to enter writing contests and see how well you’ll do? As writers, we’re often plagued with a whole lot of self-doubt which can have a negative effect on our mental health and our … Continue reading Writing Contests to Enter for 2020
SHORT OPINION PIECE This could be confusing. Though when I look at it. It isn't, well not to me. I see games where authors list other authors they know. In fact, I am tagged in these games and I rarely participate. Why? You may ask. Well...it's because it shows we know each other. It shows, … Continue reading Facebook Games & Amazon
Editing Tips I spend a lot of time editing other people’s writing and self-editing my own work. In fact, I spend more time revising and proofreading than I do writing. So I thought I’d share a few of my favorite editing tips: 1. Accept Favor Requests for Editing When a friend, family member, or coworker … Continue reading Ten Editing Tips from Melissa Donovan
Posted by Victoria Strauss for Writer Beware® I've been expending a lot of words and time lately warning about the latest scam phenomenon to hit the writing world: fake publishing and marketing companies that, through outrageous prices and worthless services, extract enormous amounts of money from unwary writers. Based in the Philippines (despite their apparent US addresses, phone … Continue reading Scam Publishers…Beware.
Reviews. Something we all love to have as authors and business people. We need them to show other people's opinions about our products and services. They are important. The last thing we do is delete them. Especially if you are learning your trade. My muse, Chloe King is an erotic author who writes on Inkitt. … Continue reading Reviews
Posted on June 17, 2019 by Julia Roberts | Today’s guest post is by writing and creativity coach Julia Roberts (@juliadecodes). Despite its infamy for robbing people of their careers, writer’s block can give you a powerful gift—insight into your own relationship to the creative process. Writer’s block is nothing more than a drain of energy when you come to a … Continue reading Writer’s Block Is a Gift. Here’s Why.
It's possible for indie authors to go beyond thinking of selling our books just at online retailers. Libraries are another potential channel for book sales and another stream of income!Eric Simmons shares how he's gotten his books into some of the largest libraries in the US. In December 2017, as I was thinking about my 2018 business goals for my … Continue reading Book Marketing: How To Get Your Book Into Libraries by Joanna Penn