Amazon, My opinion, Randomness, readers, writing

20 words (or less) is all it takes :)

REVIEW, REVIEW, REVIEW. I'll take any number of words  🙂 Here are a just a few short ones to get you started: Wow. Awesome book/story I liked this book/story. This is a good author. Great book. I'm telling my friends to read this. Loved this! My new favorite author. It will only take a few… Continue reading 20 words (or less) is all it takes 🙂

Advice, authors, writing

writer’s digest: 5 reasons you should pitch to smaller markets

http://www.writersdigest.com/online-editor/5-reasons-you-should-pitch-your-writing-to-smaller-markets   5 Reasons You Should Pitch Your Writing to Smaller Markets By: Guest Column | February 18, 2016         The dream of every freelance writer is the “big get.” That is, writing for the largest, best-known markets we can land. Bigger markets, after all, mean more prestige and better money. But there also… Continue reading writer’s digest: 5 reasons you should pitch to smaller markets

Amazon, authors, Randomness, readers, warnings, writing

All right no one panic!! Amazon’s at it again… sorta.

A PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT by your friendly neighborhood Kawanee 🙂 There's an email running around claiming that your reviews on "sensitive" materials are hidden. People are freaking out and running to change that because: We want our reviews to be seen, that's why we leave them right?! I checked it out myself and omg, there… Continue reading All right no one panic!! Amazon’s at it again… sorta.

Advice, authors, writing

reasons authors fail at marketing: (Ty to badredheadmedia)

http://badredheadmedia.com/2016/02/11/these-are-the-reasons-most-authors-fail-at-book-marketing/ February 11, 2016 By Rachel Thompson 9 Comments These are the Reasons Most Authors Fail at Book Marketing I’ve gleaned a lot of information on author behavior over the years and especially with the free 30-day book marketing challenge I started on February 1 (registration is closed at this time, so if you missed… Continue reading reasons authors fail at marketing: (Ty to badredheadmedia)

authors, Grammar, Randomness, writing

Well this is a neat little article:

Punctuation in novels Punctuation in Blood Meridian by Cormac McCarthy (left) and in Absalom, Absalom! by William Faulkner (right). When we think of novels, of newspapers and blogs, we think of words. We easily forget the little suggestions pushed in between: the punctuation. But how can we be so cruel to such a fundamental part… Continue reading Well this is a neat little article:

Advice, authors, writing

Starting late in life (writing and via She Writes.)

[SWP: BEHIND THE BOOK] APPRENTICESHIP POSTED BY JENNI OGDEN ON FEBRUARY 4, 2016 AT 5:00PM VIEW BLOG “When did you write your first story?” It’s a standard question for novelists. “As soon as I could hold a pencil” is the right answer. Not me though. I didn’t even think about writing a novel until I… Continue reading Starting late in life (writing and via She Writes.)