Writing Coach and editor, David Colin Carr, discusses the editorial process and what a first-time author can expect.
Author P.J. Hoover wrote the first draft of Solstice in record time - 17 days! In this interview she shares the process she followed and offers thoughts on how to best use a first draft.
Author Natalia Sylvester got her first book deal with Amazon publishing. Listen in as she shares a personal look at how getting published impacted her approach to writing.
Author Hope Tarr, the author of 15 historical and contemporary romance novels discusses her passion for historical romance and how her passions lead to successful books.
Hosting an online blog is a huge trend, and while it's only a hobby for some, there are others who have made a professional career out of blogging. To host a successful blog, author and blogger Jennifer Brody suggests starting with a topic that you are passionate about and that you know well. To keep your audience engaged, establish a regular posting schedule that you know you can maintain. Then, create a social media presence and develop mailing lists to assist with building your audience. This network of people will be critical when you are ready to share your other work. Having a large following can also prove to prospective agents and publishers that you have what it takes to be successful.
Join this monthly session with Dr. William Donahue, Ph.D. as he teaches you how to find your passion for writing. Dr. Donahue's experience in the marketplace and in non-profit environments makes him uniquely gifted to coach and equip leaders in three key areas: Leadership Development, Organizational Clarity & Transformational Community. He is also a best-selling author of "Leading Life-changing Small Groups" and several other books.
Amazon bestselling Author JJ Flizanes talks about using your skills or current business offering to expand your brand and income by writing a book. This isn't a new concept, but JJ shares the information with passion and clarity that will make you want to take action now!
Writing a great book can be a first step to an even larger creative presence for authors. Listen in as successful indie author, Rhiannon Frater, shares her story of getting her book optioned for a film.
Cheryl McKay, screenwriter and author of Never the Bride, suggests that for most authors the first act (beginning) is the easy part. It's act two (the middle) that is the hardest to write and figure out. Cheryl shares a technique that helps her get through the middle of the book. Listen in and see if her techniques can help you organize and complete your act two.