Category: Resources for Writers

Here is where I share the resources for writers. From bloggers everywhere, see what they share to help and inspire writing. Everyone needs help sometimes.

Why Book Blurbs are Crucial to the Success of your Novel — by Kobo Writing Life

Photographed by John Michael Thomson By Amy Evans In the publishing world, descriptions found on the back of a book or on an online page are often referred to as ‘blurbs.’ Reviews and testimonials are often also included in book descriptions, and are also…

Writing Diversity: Can You Force it? — D.N. Bryn

Thought provoking. What do you all think?   Writing diversity isn’t “forced.” What’s forced in writing is continuously cherry pick the situations in which many groups have been deliberately forced out by the one group who prides themselves as being ‘the norm.’ Let me…

When Do You Use A Comma Before Or After But? — By Just Publishing Advice For Writers and Authors

  I found this very useful. Thought I would share.   Is there a comma before but? The correct answers are yes there is and no there isn’t. But you need to decide. It is easy to make the correct decision. It will depend…

Know Your Strengths as a Writer — From: A Writer’s Path

by John Briggs Want to use your writing strengths to reach your readers? My two greatest strengths as a writer are: I can make you think and I can make you laugh. Sometimes I can do both at the same time. Oh, I’ve been…

Writing Tips For Over-Writers: How To Reduce Your Word Count — From The Creative Penn

  If only this was my problem.   Writers are natural storytellers. We love to create worlds and characters for readers to get lost in. However, we sometimes make the mistake of including too much! So, what problem areas should writers look for when…

Author Mindset: How To Love Self-Editing — by The Creative Penn

  Self-editing can be painstaking and difficult for authors, but it’s a critical part of the writing process. It helps us improve our craft, while also providing a cleaner manuscript for a developmental or copy editor, which saves us money. Here are tips on…

How To Lure Your Muse — by K.M. Allan

One thing I love about writing is the days when the words just flow. Every sentence you pen down comes out near perfect, first time. Every transition to the next paragraph is effortless, and the ideas and inspiration seem limitless.

21 Questions You Can Ask To Help You Sell More Books — From Just Publishing Advice For Writers and Authors

If you are a published author and you are selling your books on Amazon or anywhere else, you know that your book description is the hook that should help you market and promote your book.

But is it working for you?

Your book description is one of your most powerful marketing strategies, but for many new Indie authors, they often write it as an afterthought.