Articles in Tips For Writers
If you’re a writer and wondering the best way to get your book in front of a group of avid readers, book reviews are the way to go! Book reviews are an important part of the publicity process for writers as book club reviewers (book bloggers and some media outlets) are usually devoted readers who [...]
This video will give 3 tips on querying a book publisher or a literary agent. Whether you are looking to get signed to a publishing company or for an agent to represent you, learn how to make your manuscript stand out from all the others! Subscribe to The Life Of A Writer Have you begun [...]
As the CEO of Write One Publications, Inc. I’m often asked what publishers are looking for in an author? I can’t speak definitively for other publishing companies but here’s a general idea of what appeals to me: 1. A good story – This is a given but it has to be said. In order to capture [...]
When I released my novel The Buzz there were quite a few people who had no idea I even wrote. Aside from a few close friends and immediate family who’d been there from the beginning, the majority found out about my writing when my book was published. Some knew I was “creative,” while others didn’t [...]
Recently I had an interesting conversation with a writer. She told me she has anxiety whenever someone asks her profession. She hadn’t yet proclaimed herself as a writer, even though she’s published. Hmm… I had to give that some thought. When I wrote my first book, I too was a little hesitant. But honestly, it [...]
Last week we discussed book marketing and branding tips for targeting your audience. Now that you’ve gotten the reader’s attention, how do you keep them involved? Here are four easy ways to gain continuous support while marketing your book: 1.) Say thank you – This seems obvious but sometimes we forget that a simple thank [...]
Since becoming a published author, I’ve facilitated several book signings and workshops and attended quite a few book fairs and vendor events. More often than not, I’ve had someone come up to me and tell me of their aspirations to become a writer. Usually the next sentence is followed by why they aren’t able to [...]
Subscribe to The Life Of A Writer channel on YouTube! In this video, author Stefanie Newell shares four tips for naming characters in a novel. How do you go about naming your characters? Please share in the comment section below.
Has your story ever taken a wild turn and left you wondering, “How’d we get here?” I think most writers have been there at some point. We come up with an idea for our novel and somewhere during the writing process it goes in a direction we never intended it to go. Our characters have [...]
Subscribe to The Life Of A Writer channel on YouTube! In this video, author Stefanie Newell shares her writing journey and why it’s important for writers not to give up on their writing goals.
Subscribe to The Life Of a Writer YouTube channel for regular updates! Are you a new or aspiring writer with no idea how to get started with formatting your manuscript? Well you’ve come to the right place! Did you know that its very often the case that manuscripts are rejected not because of the [...]
For the last week, I’ve been working intensely on the manuscript for my newest book Rules Of The Game. Meanwhile, my teenage son who’s a music producer has been producing tracks for a few recording artists. I think I’ve already blogged about my creative process and if I haven’t…let me clue you in. For as [...]