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Self-Editing Tips that Will Save You Time and Money

  •   Sep 3, 2016   •  

No one writes a perfect first draft. Before you send it off to a publisher or to a hired editor,...     more »

Cover Art Options for the Self-Publisher

  •   Aug 30, 2016   •  

When you produce a novel on your own, you get the pleasure—and burden—of full control over the cr...     more »

Is Trade Publishing Right For You?

  •   Aug 29, 2016   •  

Your manuscript is polished to perfection, and you’re ready for your work to reach the hands of e...     more »

How Writing A Comic Strip Made My Fiction Better

  •   Aug 22, 2016   •  

Writing comics has made my long-form fiction better. It forces me to think in original...     more »

Six Tips for Surviving a Book Signing

  •   Aug 12, 2016   •  

It’s been almost a year since the release of Skrik op die Lyf, an Afrikaans horror antho...     more »

The Power of Genre

  •   Aug 3, 2016   •  

It’s sometimes said that genre is a bookseller’s issue, not a writer’s one. Genre exists to group...     more »

Five Ways Fiction Needs Fact

  •   Jul 26, 2016   •  

Fiction, by nature, is all about making things up. But even fiction has to abide by some facts. W...     more »

Pantsers Unite! A Simple Plotting Technique That Won't Seem Like Outlining

  •   Jul 23, 2016   •  

Hi, my name is Carol, and I have a confession to make. I am a pantser.I know I'm not alone...     more »