For the Indie publisher, consumers want to be told that they are getting something good for what they paid for. Often, this is by word of mouth; someone they know has told them. Or, perhaps, it’s something that everyone wants because everyone else already seems to have it. How do you create that spark? The … More Fake Rave Reviews for Hire: Is This What We’ve Come To?
You just finished your tale of adventure, romance, intrigue, and woe. But whoa! You’re not ready to publish just yet, not by a long shot. One of the biggest complaints by readers (and competing traditional publishers) about the Indie/self-publishing community are the obvious mistakes and a general lack of anything resembling actual editing… and they … More The Editorial Process (Wait… There’s More Than One Kind of Editor?)
Terribleminds is at it again. After a nice, positive-sounding list of 25 Reasons Readers Will Keep Reading Your Story, here’s a list of things to consider NOT doing if you want to keep an audience. As always, the language is a bit strong but the information is thought-provoking. 25 Reasons Readers Will QUIT Reading Your … More 25 Reasons Readers Will QUIT Reading Your Story
I’m really starting to like this guy. A newly discovered bit of thoughtfulness over at http://terribleminds.com has unleashed not so much as a checklist but a great list of things to consider. As a writer, you like to read, don’t you? Sometimes we forget what it’s like to consume instead of create, and the following … More 25 Reasons Readers Will Keep Reading Your Story