Check out this great article by Kit Sun Cheah, readers: Chasing Tropes People enjoy the exotic, but not too exotic. People enjoy the familiar, but not too familiar. Reconciling these twin desires is the overriding concern of the modern-day fiction writer. A story where everything is formulaic, from characters to plots to setting, is predictable and boring. A story … Continue reading Reposted: Chasing Tropes
This helpful article by Helen Sedwick details ways for self-published authors to request permission to use lyrics in their novels. Click the link to learn more, future writers: How to Use Lyrics Without Paying a Fortune or a Lawyer By Helen Sedwick Whenever I speak at a conference, I ask who uses lyrics in their … Continue reading Using Lyrics in Your Novels
Ack!!! It’s Christmas Eve already?!?! Good grief! I hope today’s link is helpful, readers. If you will excuse me, I really have to run to prepare for the King’s arrival tonight…. Should Self-Published Authors Create Their Own Publishing Imprints? by Debbie Young on May 7, 2015 in Book Production & Distribution When you begin to … Continue reading Reposted: Should Self-Published Authors Create Their Own Publishing Imprints?