I obey without question—my task is not one of political or religious opposition. My shins hit the stone, and I stare at the steps at eye level. Just a few seconds pass before a woman’s voice speaks with rough edges and harsh tones. The Empress. And her Voice says, “Envoy of Lethotar, you may speak.”
Above all else, I’m pretty sure the #WritingCommunity needs more followback chains. (JK) But seriously, remember to make Twitter what you need it to be. But if you join the #WritingCommunity expecting to become a bestselling author by selling your books to you fellow writers, you’re gonna have a bad time.
And hopefully a guide to achieving similar results yourself :)
I’m sure many of you know it’s hard to find a quality book cover, especially a quality cover designer! For Chronicles of Theren, I worked with Violeta Nedkova, an artist I highly recommend. With her permission, the Book Builder’s Blog is going to discuss my experience working with her. More importantly, I hope it will help you think closely about what you want out of your book covers, and what you want out of your book cover designer!
Join the Indie Author Collection Initiative! It’s going to take a lot of work, it’s going to require more people than just me to act as leads, and we’re going to need to figure out a lot of logistics for distribution of royalties, but if we succeed, collectively we can all find new readers, expand name recognition, and increase our sales.
If First of Their Kind sells 1000 copies by May 31, 2019, every client I work with between May 1 and December 31, 2019—right now I have about a dozen authors scheduled through November—will receive their edit ABSOLUTELY FREE. They won’t pay a single cent.
Introducing #IndieAprilSpotlight! Bring me your books, only a few spots available!
Ignore your own intent. Kill your pride, and let the words tell the story on their own. Only then will your story become what it was meant to be.
Writing is often a cathartic experience. Something of ourselves bleeds into every scene and speaks through every character. During this process, especially when it comes to main characters, we’re tempted to limit the unattractive aspects of a given personality.
A blog by Rebecca F. Kenney. Every book begins with an idea. Inspiration, some call it. Others claim to have a muse—inner voices that won't stop talking, or a secret world locked in their minds, clamoring to be released.