November 2019 – The Writers Blog

How to Self-Market Your Book Like a Pro

Reading Time: 6 minutes Your book is written, has been successfully published, and is now ready for distribution to the world’s readers. If you’ve decided to go the do-it-yourself route for marketing, finding actual buyers for your book can be daunting. Without spending a fortune, here are some simple things you can do to get started with a marketing … Read More

Detailed Main Character Development for Your Fantasy Novel

Reading Time: 5 minutes In the previous article, Shaping the Main Character of Your Fantasy Novel, you looked at the different big-picture options for what kind of person your main character is, and started thinking about how this person is going to change and grow during the story. Now it’s time to get those details nailed down before you … Read More

How to Rock Your First Attempt at Writing Fiction in 5 Steps

Reading Time: 6 minutes Reading Time: 6 minutes If you’ve got a knack for creative writing or were just the star of your English class, you might just have the makings of a fiction writer. It doesn’t matter if you’ve had a best-selling book idea since forever, or want to cook up a mystery thriller that just might make … Read More

Top 4 Options for Self-Publishing your Book

Reading Time: 6 minutes You’ve finished your manuscript, you’ve made the decision to self-publish your book, now what? Where exactly do you go? Are all services the same? Which option is the cheapest? All those answers and more can be found right here! Let us help you find your perfect publishing match. Option #1: Hire a Self-Publishing Service Self-publishing … Read More

Shaping the Main Character in Your Fantasy Novel

Reading Time: 5 minutes Your fantasy novel may have a large cast of characters, but it’s best to begin by making sure you develop a strong main character – and this doesn’t mean the character’s physical strength. It means clearly defining and developing this character who has the leading role in your story. It’s also important to note at … Read More

What’s Best for Your Book: Traditional Publishing vs. Self-Publishing

Reading Time: 6 minutes After thousands of rough drafts and revisions, you’re finally ready to publish your book. Great! If you haven’t published a book yet, however, you may be confused with all these options for publication looming over your head. There are two major forms of publishing that you have to consider. There are many smaller, more specific … Read More