Derek Walcott, Nobel-Prize winning poet and playwright, wrote his first poem at the age of 14. Before the age of 20, he self-published his first poetry collection and also produced his first play. Walcott was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature for his reimagining of The Odyssey (Omeros), his books of plays (including his most […]
Do you want to write an ebook quickly and self-publish it effectively? Check out this infographic offering 10 tips to writing and self-publishing your first book.
The sooner your write a book, the better (for you and your business). You can certainly write a book within the next 60 days! Here are 37 reasons why you should write a book.
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…
Fritz Foy, Macmillan’s executive vice president for digital publishing and strategic technology, said that in limited testing the Next Big Book tool had already provided insights. “The one I couldn’t believe was the absolute overlapping correlation between traffic to an author’s Wikipedia site to book sales,” Mr. Foy said. “It is such a tight correlation […]
1. Use the time of a total stranger in such a way that he or she will not feel the time was wasted. 2. Give the reader at least one character he or she can root for. 3. Every character should want something, even if it is only a glass of water. 4. Every sentence […]
Nina’s abbreviation for The Author Training Manual is a good description of the value of her book. The abbreviation? ATM. Nina’s book can enable authors to create their own ATMs to withdraw money whenever they need it simply by creating new books. Nina’s advice is solid. And there’s a gold mine in the four sample […]
Martha Carr: Tips on Getting Started on Your Novel – #writing #novels #writers A 12-minute podcast worth a listen if you are working on a novel.