On Writing a Series

┬áBack when I first started writing, the prevailing wisdom among indie authors was that you should write a series of books rather than standalone novels, on the theory that you would hook readers with a first novel (which you could give away for free), then make most of your money on the rest of the…

Tweet All About It

Need some motivation to keep you pushing through that next page of your novel? You’re not alone. In fact, there are hundreds, even thousands of people at any given moment working on their next story idea. Try motivating yourself to write by starting and ending your session with a tweet. #DailyWords Lots of people tweet…

You CAN write a novel

Look up there at the topic. Read it again. Now read it out loud. It’s true. Listen, I know that writing a novel can be intimidating. When I was a teenager I started at least half a dozen novels in all sorts of genres: fantasy, science fiction, crime, adventure. And all of them met the…