Book Review: Heinleins Rules by Dean Wesley Smith

Heinlein’s Rules: Five Simple Business Rules for Writing Dean Wesley Smith Genre: Nonfiction After reading How to Write Fiction Sales Copy, I jumped into another book by this successful author. Heinlein’s Rules is another short read. I devoured it in just a few days. It was stimulating and enlightening to read. I don’t want to … Continue reading Book Review: Heinleins Rules by Dean Wesley Smith

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Book Review: How to Write Fiction Sales Copy by Dean Wesley Smith

How to Write Fiction Sales Copy Dean Wesley Smith Genre: Nonfiction So you wrote a story or a novel and you’re ready to present it to the world. But how do you describe it? You want to entice people to spend hard-earned money on your creative work. Dean Wesley Smith has given us some helpful … Continue reading Book Review: How to Write Fiction Sales Copy by Dean Wesley Smith

Book Review: The Writer’s Business Plan by Tonya D. Price, MBA

The Writer’s Business Plan Tonya D. Price, MBA Genre: Nonfiction I have often heard that a writer should have a business plan if they want to make their writing more than a hobby. That’s easier said than done if you don’t have a background in such things. This book is the answer I was looking … Continue reading Book Review: The Writer’s Business Plan by Tonya D. Price, MBA

Free EBooks for Writers, Sat. Feb. 4

I dug deep into the freebies on Amazon to find some goodies for you today. I found a book about self publishing, a reference for researching, and one for grammar skills. I'm particularly happy to find the book on grammar and punctuation. I'm fairly good with my grammar but I'm always learning something new that … Continue reading Free EBooks for Writers, Sat. Feb. 4

Free EBooks for Writers, Wed. Feb. 1

Happy Hump Day! This is an unusual day for me to be off from the day job so I wanted to take full advantage of the time. I found several freebies on Amazon today that I want to share. Also, I've started an email newsletter mailing list. In the future, I plan to transition to … Continue reading Free EBooks for Writers, Wed. Feb. 1

So Much To Do

My last post was at the start of the month. I didn't intend to go all the way the end without posting but that's exactly what happened. I do have some updates to share though. My friend's Kickstarter project fully funded and, after a series of back and forth communications, the short story I wrote … Continue reading So Much To Do

Happy New Year!

Like so many others, 2016 has felt like a very difficult year. That feeling fades away with the start of the new year. Though it might be a construction, January 1 really felt like a new start. At the very least, it's a marker for setting aside the past and moving forward. As the first … Continue reading Happy New Year!