Someone in a group I am part of asked me for some tips on using Twitter for novices. Now, I am the first to admit that I am a long way from being an expert, however, I am more than happy to share what I know and have learnt. So in this article I will… Continue reading How to Twitter, and Hashtags for authors
I have recently had a friend of mine ask why they see so many different takes on speech punctuation throughout different books. So I thought I would use my own years worth of research, and not only answer the question but show one of the common takes on what should be done, punctuation-wise. Why do… Continue reading What is the correct way to write speech in a novel?
In my previous article we began to put together a customer profile of your reader based on demographic, that is to say, location, age, and gender. But as an author you know such basic information is only the first part in character creation. To continue to build a profile of our customer we next… Continue reading Marketing: Building a Customer Profile – Part Two – Behaviour
Part one in making a customer profile to learn who your customer is.
Times have changed. When I was a young girl advertising had a different approach and the markets themselves were also different. To me, since I am an author, this is more noticeable in the book industry. Indie authors were still a concept, but they could only be printed through very expensive "vanity press", and e-books… Continue reading Traditional and Digital Marketing
Hi everyone. Those of you who frequent my blog may have noticed a minor change in the form of a new menu, Articles, which possess two subsections; Digital Marketing, and Writing Tips Here you will not only easily find any useful tips I share going forward, but also information on marketing. (No, I am not… Continue reading Let’s talk book Marketing!
Over the last several years I have been compiling a list of words that can be used in place of said. I have already shared this list with come of you as part of support groups, but I decided, since I recently publicly posted it on Facebook, I may as well add it to my… Continue reading 308 words that can be used instead of said