Writer’s Corner

My Twitter Strategy

My Twitter Strategy

A guest post by Jean Shorney When my son suggested that as a writer I should get myself ‘out there’ via the medium of Twitter, all I visualised was people either photographing partially eaten meals, or entertaining us with averaging innumerable cups of coffee per day. Twitter can be a[Read More…]

by July 4, 2014 Writer's Corner
Building a Devoted Readership Person by Person

Building a Devoted Readership Person by Person

A guest post by Natalie Wright For several months prior to the release of my first novel, Emily’s House, I read every blog post, article and book that I could find about book marketing. Virtually all book marketing gurus urge the author to focus their marketing efforts online rather than[Read More…]

by April 14, 2014 Writer's Corner
Roy's book, The Reluctant Plotter

Writing, Creativity and Motivation

A Guest Post by Author Roy McLarty Voltaire is reputed to have said to a client “… madam, here is the novel you commissioned it’s in two volumes, if I had more time I could have written it in one.” What a dramatic statement! It gets to the heart of[Read More…]

by April 1, 2014 Writer's Corner
Which half of your promotion is wasted?

Which half of your promotion is wasted?

A Guest Post By Callie Browning As Joe Wanamaker once famously said, “Half of my advertising is wasted; the trouble is I don’t know which half.” Cut to 2014, and this writer has realized that he said a mouthful. I promoted my book, The Shadow Guardian: Lost Dreams on Amazon[Read More…]

Beautiful Serbia

Broadening Horizons Through Research

A Guest Post by John Reinhard Dizon Writers’ block can be one of the most formidable obstacles along an author’s road to success. It can be ascribed to different causes: in my case, it was being depressed over the sudden inactivity of my rock band after a successful performance run. I[Read More…]

by March 6, 2014 Writer's Corner
Finding Success in Self-Publishing

Finding Success in Self-Publishing

A Guest post by Tim Johnson I have been a self-published author since I started writing in 2010.  Within the past 3-4 years I have been able to self-publish 4 children’s books, and 9 non-fiction books, both independently and as collaborations with other authors and illustrators from around the world.[Read More…]

David M Wynn's latest  - Restitution

The Publishing Conundrum for the New Writer

A Guest Post by Author David M Wynn For the new writer, the writing process itself seems by far to be the most important aspect of being a writer; that need to get the story down on paper, that feeling of fulfilment as the final few pages come together, that[Read More…]

by February 24, 2014 Self Publishing, Writer's Corner
The New Craft of Writing

The New Craft of Writing

This is a Guest Post by Lynden Gillis of  http://www.GetFisk.com The current craft of writing is now evolving as the world is evolving – faster than ever before. This evolution is dictated by technology. Within a year or two, over 90 % of Americans will spend an average of two[Read More…]

by February 10, 2014 Writer's Corner