I am very proud to announce the launch of Mosaic: A compilation of creative writing by The Cartel Collaborative. This has been in the works for more than half a year. Why so long? Our aim, among writing intriguing stories for our readers, was to publish the most polished piece of story collections […]
I hope this finds you well and writing to your heart’s content. Per the usual round-up, I have compiled a list of great reads that I have come across regarding writing, publishing, your platform, writer schedules, advice to writers and marketing information. Please let me know if you would like additional information for your […]
This is the first installment in a series I have entitled the Writing 2.0 Changemaker Series. In each interview, I will bring you the trendsetters in the new age of publishing for both traditional and self-published authors. My goal is to bring you those who are paving the way to educate authors in all sectors of […]
There is a great site you should visit called Indie Author Land. It is a wealth of information on self-published books. It also has the stories behind the books in the form of author interviews posted with the books. This is the crux of the story behind Penpals; a story you don’t want to miss […]
Imagine taking a few minutes out of your day to increase your author platform and your profile visibility. Imagine that this one site is optimized for search engines and helps your writing profile appear in all types of search engines, without you having to lift a finger. Now imagine that such a database existed and […]
From Webopedia: Metadata is data about data. Metadata describes how and when and by whom a particular set of data was collected, and how the data is formatted. Metadata is essential for understanding information stored in data warehouses and has become increasingly important in XML-based Web applications When metadata in e-publishing became the buzz word, I described […]
Fergus Ray Murray via Compfight An entertaining overview… I’ve had this article in my research database since it was published in TechCrunch. It is truly one of the best articles that I have come across on the entire process of self-publishing. There are many details I will be highlighting in this series. Adding to the editing, […]
Do you need resources for marketing your book? This article is filled with them. Don’t miss out on these top tips.
If you are like me, you have tested every available tool for the various stages of your novel creation; outlining with mindmaps or Excel, using yWriter5 for outlining and then Word for writing the draft, the list goes on and on.Thanks to our friends across the pond we have an all in one software package. […]
Helga Weber via Compfight First, I am working on a multi-part series on self-publishing concentrating on the marketing of your book. I can tell you from authors I know, this is still a topic they are learning, even after going through the process themselves. The series I’m working on is just the best of […]
Mardi Gras or not, let’s not hide behind any masks, agreed? Make me a happy reveler and check out the Websites for Writers Toolkit. You’ll be surprised to find some pretty colorful links there.