One new concept which has become available to all authors looking for new trendy means for promoting their work is something called the Virtual Book Tour—or VBT for short. Like the more traditional brick & mortar book signing event, VBTs allow authors an opportunity to connect with readers of their particular genre, but without regional limitations.Read More »How To Do A Virtual Book Tour
The Arts are the quintessential expression of our humanity. In these articles we’ll dive deep in search of discernible patterns and defining moments in American culture.
I heard people say I’m “lucky” because (knock on wood) I almost never had a “writer’s block” throughout my career as a professional writer.
But it’s not luck really. The truth is much more simple and obvious: I write only what I feel strongly about.Read More »How to Pulverize Writer’s Block
Here it is, people. The one for which you’ve all been waiting. Quite honestly, I was at a loss for how to start this one. I loved the movie. It was fabulous. I can’t wait to see the next installment, but even I’m getting tired of hearing myself sing the praises of practically every movie I review.Read More »The Dark Knight Movie Review (2008)
Have you heard about the Justine Larbalestier Survey?
Justine Larbalestier, a novelist from Down Under, conducted his own informal survey and asked his 18 “fellow Aussies, folks from the UK, Canada and the US” how much they got for their first novel. Seven of those who responded are full-time writers.Read More »How Much Do Novelists Make? Part 3
Let’s continue our empirical investigation into novelists’ income with the League of Utah Writers (LUW) 2004 Survey.
The results of a survey that the League of Utah Writersconducted in 2004 with 234 writers re-confirm the plight of non-technical writers.Read More »How Much Do Novelists Make? Part 2