Writing Tips: 5 Ways to Avoid Plot Holes In Your Novel

Holes in your plot will cause readers to lose interest. Not a good situation when you’re…

Book Marketing: How To Get Your Book Into Libraries

It’s possible for indie authors to go beyond thinking of selling our books just at online…

Writing Tips For Over-Writers: How To Reduce Your Word Count

Writers are natural storytellers. We love to create worlds and characters for readers to get lost…

Author Mindset: How To Love Self-Editing

Self-editing can be painstaking and difficult for authors, but it’s a critical part of the writing…

Writing Tips: 11 Tools To Capture Your Creative Ideas

Every writer has had more than one moment where a brilliant idea pops into our mind.…

New Edition Of Successful Self-Publishing: How To Self-Publish An Ebook, Print Book, And Audiobook

Do you want to successfully self-publish in ebook, print, and audiobook format? [New edition with green…

Becoming A Story Shaman: Unlock Your Creativity And End Writer’s Block for Good

When you feel your creativity isn’t flowing easily, what do you do to get things moving…

Writing Tips: How (And Why) To Treat Your Setting Like A Character

Writers know it’s important to create complex, vivid characters that keep readers engaged. In this post,…

Look After Yourself: Self Care For Writers

Creatives can suffer from burn-out just as easily as those in any other line of work.…

The Author Entrepreneur Ethos With Jarie Bolander

In a fast-moving world, indie authors often have more in common with the tech community than…

Writing A Novel: How To Hook Your Reader

Grabbing, and keeping, a reader’s attention is paramount for an author, especially in today’s crowded book…

Writing Tips: Write A Brilliant Novel By Asking The Right Questions

Popular podcast guest and author Roz Morris shares her best tips for asking the questions that…

Author Mindset: Do You Struggle With These 5 Common Writing Fears?

Getting past fear is something every creative has to deal with at some point in their…

10 Years Of The Creative Penn Podcast. 3.2 Million Downloads In 215 Countries

Today marks the 10th anniversary of The Creative Penn Podcast. The first episode went live on…

Book Marketing Tips: How To Grow Your Readership Through Podcasting

Our lives are becoming increasingly impacted by voice and audio technology, something I discuss frequently on…

Writing Heroes And Villains With Sacha Black

How do you write villains who are more than just moustache-twirling cut-outs? How do you write…

How To Use Your Book Cover To Sell More Books

Your book cover design is an essential part of your book marketing strategy. Today author and…

Finding Your Perfect Niche In Fiction

Writing to meet readers’ genre expectations is part of marketing your book. In this article, Edwin…

Writing Tips: Digital Forensics for Screen Writers and Novelists

It can be a challenge to keep up with technology in our real lives, let alone…

How To Take Your Creative Business To The Next Level With Tara McMullin

If you’ve been running your author business for a while, you can start to feel like…

Writing a Novel: Top 10 Editing Tips

Editing a novel can be a daunting task, but there are some tips that will help…

How To Be A Successful Company Of One With Paul Jarvis

What if you could scale your revenue without growing your expenses? What if you could make…

The Importance of Having a (Well-Designed) Author Website

Web design is about more than just looks; it’s also about function. Your website’s design can…

Writing Tips: 4 Mistakes To Avoid When Creating Your Protagonist

We writers have a habit of falling for our carefully crafted heroes. I mean, after spending…

Trends For Authors And Creative Goal Setting 2019

Happy New Year! I love January. I am filled with energy at the possibilities ahead and…