The book industry is undergoing changes like never before. It’s a brave new world for first-time authors who are finding more and more opportunities to put their work out there for all to…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Cammy May Hunnicutt Aug 17, 2012.
If you think about it, the average novel will introduce about 20 or 30 different characters – from the hero or heroine (and their closest friends/family) right through to all the people they need to…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Susan Jul 24, 2012.
It is self-evident that the more an author puts into a story, the more a reader will get out of it. Solid research will underpin the credibility of what lies between the covers of a book but and help…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Jonathan Francesco Jul 18, 2012.
There’s a lot of research evidence out there to support the notion that more than 75% of book sales are earned by the quality of their covers. It’s easy to understand that a strong title and graphics…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Raymond Embrack Jul 13, 2012.
With the London Olympic Games just around the corner there are analogies aplenty to describe the processes by which authors get a book ready for the finishing line.
Let’s for a moment overlook the obvious comparison of marathon versus sprint, ignore the temptation to talk about hurdles to be overcome, and skip the image of taking the plunge. The preparation needed to be a Book Olympian (an Author with a completed work) is every bit as dedicated as athletes who cloister…Continue
Posted on July 24, 2012 at 2:22am