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WORDS FOR WRITERS – Fiction and Nonfiction

My writing has been featured in the Bedside Press books “The Secret Loves of Geek Girls” and “The Secret Loves of Geek Girls: Redux” I caught up with publisher Bedside Press to discuss storytelling and the difference between fiction and non-fiction writing. You can read the blog post here. * Got a question about the craft or business of

WORDS FOR WRITERS – The Value of National Novel Writing Month

  #NationalAuthorsDay falls on the start of National Novel Writing Month. This is my 16th NaNoWriMo and I want to talk a bit about what this ‘competition’ has meant to me. I have ‘won’ a total of 12 times – that is, I have hit the 50k word mark 12 of those 16 years.  The years

WORDS FOR WRITERS: How Do I Get My Book Onto A Screen?

This is a question I see a lot from new writers – “Yeah, sure, I want to write a book, but everyone knows that the real money is in screen adaptations. How do I get that?” The answer (take it from someone who has had a few close calls) is “not easily.” It can happen,

WORDS FOR WRITERS: How Do I Think Up New Ways To Promote Books?

A fellow author James Bow asks: Where do you get your ideas for promoting your work? * One of the mantras of marketing your novels, especially in genre work, is Know Your Audience. That is, to know who they are. Know their demographics. Know their age. Know their gender, sexuality, average spend on books, and