How to write a book that sells: tips from a literary agent
A literary agent shares a 7 step process she uses with clients to help them write a book that sells so they can make a living from their writing!
The Strange Writing Hack that Allows Me to Write 1000 Words in an Hour
The greatest (if counterintuitive) writing hack I've discovered allows me to write 1000 words on an hour. And I can almost guarantee that you haven't...
Improve Your Writing Skills by Adopting These Habits
Improve Your Writing Skills by Adopting These Habits - things you should be doing every day to become a better writer. Watch your writing improve.
How To Write Your Best Story Ever With One Epic Exercise - Jennifer Manuel
Learn this simple, centuries-old exercise. It will refine your style, develop your voice, and deepen your grasp of narrative structure. I guarantee it.
How to Write an Irresistible Book Blurb
Look for a book blurb writing hack? You have to check out these writing tips to crafting an irresistible book blurb that sells your book fast. @penandparent.com
12 Writing Myths You Need to Stop Believing
Writers are an odd group of people who have odd ideas about the writing life. We only write if we have a cup of coffee in that black mug with the chip in it, but claim not to be superstitious. We believe it's important to be open-minded, but some of us are willing to go to war over whether or not ebooks are the end of the reading community. We claim to love being writers, but spend a large portion of our time avoiding writing like Superman avoids kryptonite. No, we're not crazy. We're just…
How to Write a Hate To Love Romance that Feels Natural
Hate to love romance: it's when two characters begin the story hating each other and end the story loving each other. And, when written well, readers CAN'T PUT IT DOWN. So today I'm going to show you how to craft a brilliant (and natural) story arc that will take your characters from enemies to more-than-friends.
The Real Cost of Self-Publishing a Book: What New Writers Need to Know
The cost of self-publishing a book depends on the word-count, editing required, cover art requirements and marketing. It's easier than ever to become an author thanks to platforms
Think Like a Writer: Table of Contents
The 31-day Think Like a Writer series challenges writers to write at least 750 words each and every day for a month. Creative writing prompts for each day
Free Creative Writing Course: How to Create Characters for Your Mystery Novel
Want to write a mystery but don't know where to start? Check out this FREE creative writing course on "How to Create Characters for Your Mystery Novel."