Map, plan, outline, your series

by Randy Ingermanson Mapping Out Your Series Readers like a series, so it’s good marketing sense to write your novels in a series. But that raises a question. How do you map out a series of novels? Mapping out one novel is hard enough that many novelists choose not to do it. They write their novels without a […]

Authors Community – A Networking Group

By Tamy Bond What does networking have to do with a website, SEO, or marketing? Well, if you think outside the box a little you may begin to understand that being an author is like running a business. You are in business because you offer something different, better or unique.  Other authors are not your competition.  Joining forces with other authors […]

Accuracy in Historical Fiction…

by C. S. Lakin Taking a look at Fact or Fiction? How Novelists Can Blend Factual Research with Creative Storytelling by author Jack Woodville London. Readers who have some passing knowledge of literature might be startled when in reading The Three Musketeers they encounter a passage in which D’Artagnan refers to Gulliver’s Travels. The dilemma is that The Three […]

Real Stuff Webinar – Tom Blubaugh

#REALSTUFFWEBINAR! Are You a Hobby Writer or an Author? presented by Tom Blubaugh LIVE October 28 at 2pm CDT time FREE to Members – Click here to sign up! Not a member but want the FREE Webinar? Join our Authors Community first, then come back here and register as a member! How strange would it be to […]

5 Quick Website Design Tips

by Tamy Bond When it comes to web design, there are plenty of DIYers today. Many want to maintain control of their Internet presence.  When you are creating a website (or hiring a web designer), there are many details to keep in mind. For most, the first instinct is to build something that will sell. Generate sales! […]