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  • Book Review: 112 Christian Authors…

    Title: 112 Christian Authors and Publishing Professionals Share Their Best Advice for Novelists Compiled By: C. J. Darlington Genre: Writing Helps/Non-fiction Recommended Ages: Any Christian Writer Introduction: If you write Christian books, even if you aren’t published yet, you need to read this book and keep it handy. I started reading it because my writing […]

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  • 5 Ways to Frustrate Readers

    1. Kill characters because you find it fun Come on! You’re a writer and you enjoy this. In fact, you offer a comprehensive package: last words, cause of death, mourning, gravedigging, funeral services, and more mourning. You probably even bring the rain. This is your element but its benefits are twofold if you kill beloved characters […]

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  • Seven Tips for Effective Blog Posts

    Personal blogs can be a wonderful way for an author to build their social media platform, promote their books, and make connections with their readers. This month I am going to be providing you with some tips on how to best do this through your blog posts because, hey,  I am all about working smarter […]

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  • The Little Books

    Asking an author for her word count is like asking a woman her weight. Just look at this list of story categories! Micro fiction–under one hundred words Flash Fiction–100 to 1,000 words Short short–1,000 to 2,000 words Short story– 2,000 to 7,500 words Novelette–7,500 to 15,000 words Novella–17,500 to 40,000 words Novel– over 40,000 words […]