First, we fed your blood thirst with “Bloody Ever After.” Then, we showed you the ugly side of death with “The Ugly Dead.” Then, we brought you to hell and back with “Fairy Tales from Hell.” And finally, we changed your perspective on happily ever after with “Shifty Stories to Read in the Dark.” Now, it’s time […]
Learning how to pitch yourself is one of the most IMPORTANT skills you can cultivate as a writer. I might even go as far as to say it’s THE most important skill. Whether you’re un-agented, agented, signed, unsigned, indie or traditionally published with an impressive backlist under your belt. Hell, whether or not you’re even […]
Disclaimer: Much like Tyrion Lannister, today’s Marketing Monday post will be short and very blunt. (Prepare to get kingslapped with knowledge, interwebs!) In today’s saturated online landscape, there is only ONE thing that will put you head and shoulders above your competition: Content. Seriously, you guys–clear, reliable, quality CONTENT. That’s it. That’s the secret. Continual product. Otherwise, […]
Project REUTSway Challenge #4: Shifty Stories to Read in the Dark – Introducing…This Week’s Top Looks!
Thank you to all who participated in the fourth and FINAL challenge of Project REUTSway 2013! With your help, we smashed…destroyed…completely decimated the 50k word count for NaNoWriMo, clocking in at just under 700,000 words. Ooh-da-lally! (Not bad for a mere 30 days of work, right? Even less, when you cut out the time in between submission […]
For those of you who aren’t familiar with the inner-workings of the publicity business, 90% of the time new authors are put in charge of writing their own press releases. Even if you do eventually end up reaching the level of success where you can hire someone to do it for you, it’s actually STILL […]