How To Write a Book Review

How To Write a Book Review The ability for someone to review a book and others to see it is nothing short of magical. Not only do book reviews allow you to be more selective in what books you read, but they’re also a bridge to other bookworms all around the world. Yet, writing a […]

Why Book Reviews Are the Key to Success

Why Book Reviews Are the Key to Success We always advise authors that when they write a book to get as many book reviews as possible. This is because our society has turned into one that relies on the opinions of others when making a decision, and what book to read is no different. The […]

What You Should and Shouldn’t Do When Leaving a Book Review

What You Should and Shouldn’t Do When Leaving a Book Review As with anything, there is etiquette involved in leaving a review of an author’s book. Too often, when typing a review behind a computer screen, people say things in a way that they would not say if they were face to face with the […]

What Goes On an Author Website?

In the 21st century, almost everything has a website. No matter what kind of business or artform you’re in, maintaining an online presence is not just a smart move, it’s what people expect. For authors of all kinds, websites are a place where people can purchase books, learn more about you and your other works, […]

Exercises for Character Writing

Building characters takes time, and we often learn things about them as we write. As writers work through scenes and ideas, it’s common that the characters on the page develop along with the story.  While this is a natural part of the drafting process, it can also make for clunky storytelling if “incomplete” characters are […]

YOUR WRITING PROCESS

What?  Writers have a process?  Well, the good ones do. Let’s get this out of the way right up front.  I have written two full-length novels and have started a third.  My style and process is known as being a “pantser” in the writing community.  This means I do not have an outline or pre-determined […]

My kid can’t write/ WRITING SKILLS/ HOW TO TEACH A CHILD HANDWRITING

PLEASE NOTE!! This is a Video Transcript there are spelling error and punctuation errors and its a bit choppy, its a video transcript so there does end up being editing issues, we thought the content itself was worth the read and thought we would share it, however since it’s not our transcript we didn’t edit. […]

3 Writing Tips for Kids Who Donʼt Like to Write

PLEASE NOTE!! This is a Video Transcript there are spelling error and punctuation errors and its a bit choppy, its a video transcript so there does end up being editing issues, we thought the content itself was worth the read and thought we would share it, however since it’s not our transcript we didn’t edit. […]

HARSH WRITING ADVICE! (mostly for newer writers)

PLEASE NOTE!! This is a Video Transcript there are spelling error and punctuation errors and its a bit choppy, its a video transcript so there does end up being editing issues, we thought the content itself was worth the read and thought we would share it, however since it’s not our transcript we didn’t edit. […]