Writing

Arthur Plotnik on Writing and Editing

You write to communicate to the hearts and minds of others what’s burning inside you, and we edit to let the fire show through the smoke. – Arthur Plotnik, author, Spunk & Bite: A Writer’s Guide to Bold, Contemporary Style

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False Intelligence Tests as Memes

When I first came across this so-called intelligence test, I first noticed all the errors in the test itself. So my first thought was to correct the errors and then share the corrected version of this test. But then I realized that the above graphic could serve as a test of grammar and spelling (and […]

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The Difference Between Cats and Commas

This is so cute, I just had to share it! What is the difference between a cat and a comma? As far as I can see, there is only one difference: One has claws at the end of its paws, and the other is a pause at the end of a clause.

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DormaineGblog

My writing process Blog Tag.

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Book Writing GIFs: How to Write a Novel

This is the first section of a multi-part blog post on the book publishing process as seen through a series of seven GIFs. At first you think of writing a novel and you’re all, oh well…

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Book Marketing Tips: The Rule of Five

In my experience, the major error that new book authors make is that they stop too soon in promoting their books. Other things begin to pull for their attention and, soon, their book promotion efforts fall by the wayside. I’m going to give you a basic rule — a rule that forbids excuses, a rule […]

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Camel Jacket Chat: What You Need to Know to Become a Best-Selling Author

Are you thinking about writing a book? Do you know where to begin? What is self-publishing? How do you get listed on Amazon? You will after this show. In this Camel Jacket Chat, Carmen Rojas interviews author Charlotte Pierce. For more on book marketing, ebook promotions, Internet marketing, social media, and self-publishing, go to http://www.bookmarketingbestsellers.com

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Voltaire on Writing

Writing is the painting of the voice. — Voltaire

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