This is for all my friends who, like me, have a fulltime job and want to write, too. Try this. Even if you can’t squeeze 25 minutes into your day, try 10 or 15.
How 25 Minutes A Day Can Help You Achieve Your Writing Dreams – SuccessWorks.
Over the last few years, I’ve met several authors who have been marketing their books. Most are independent. Some have hybrid contracts with publishing houses, and a few have traditional contracts. But I wouldn’t have met most of them if they hadn’t traveled to a book store or author fair or conference to talk about their books. Knowing something about marketing is critical these days. Here are four tips to consider.
4 Tactics To Create Brand Loyalty Through Relationship Marketing.
If you asked me, I’d have to admit to wanting my scifi free of fantasy elements. Can’t help it. While I don’t mind dragons in movies, I’m not so willing to read about them. I want my “Ship who Sang.” You can have those “dragons of Perth.” This post explains the differences, the fusions, and their futures well.
Who Got Fantasy in My Science Fiction? – Charlie’s Diary.
Of course you want to edit at home. But this post (which is part self-promotion for it author) does have some great tips for what she calls polishing. (Check my resources page for links to the Purdue OWL, the AP Stylebook and the Chicago Manual of Style.) And fix that first draft.
Self-Editing? Do Not Try This at Home! | Indie Author News
I don’t know if I think these really are the 10 best opening lines, but they are all memorable. Clearly some are so memorable that people know them who haven’t even read the books they come from. What’s your best opening line?
Top 10 Best Book Opening Lines | A Writer’s Path.