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4 Pieces of Facebook Advice You Can Ignore
Posted on May 5, 2014 by Jenny Hansen
What to do? Facebook has changed – again. There’s more competition than ever for reader attention.
Writers are frustrated and it’s easy to understand why. How do you build a business when the goal posts for success keep moving? What’s the point?
Facebook is probably the slowest platform to build an audience on, and shooting yourself in the foot by listening to bad advice only makes it more difficult. Continue reading →
Do You Clean Up Your Twitter Account? (3 Easy Tips)
Posted on December 30, 2013 by Jenny Hansen
by Jenny Hansen If you know everything about Twitter, detest Twitter, or plan to never use it, you can probably skip this post. For the rest of you: This is one of the most easy-to-implement social media posts I’ve ever … Continue reading →
Posted in Technology Fun | Tagged author, Jenny Hansen, Social Media, Twitter, Writers in the Storm | 48 Comments
Crossing Physical Barriers in Fiction, Part 1
Posted on December 18, 2013 by Jenny Hansen
by Tiffany Lawson Inman Hello and Happy December! I’ve kept my blog a little shorter today because I know you all are busy busy busy with festivities writing. *wink wink* My hubby is currently wondering when I will put the laptop … Continue reading →
Posted in Craft, Tiffany Lawson Inman | Tagged author, fiction, getting emotion on the page, Naked Editor, Writers in the Storm, writing | 55 Comments
How to Support an Author’s New Book: 11 Ideas For You
Posted on September 11, 2013 by writersinthestorm
By Chuck Sambuchino My Writer’s Digest coworker, Brian A. Klems, recently geared up for the release of his first book — a humorous guide for fathers called OH BOY, YOU’RE HAVING A GIRL: A DAD’S SURVIVAL GUIDE TO RAISING DAUGHTERS … Continue reading →
Our Month-End Gift To You: Promopalooza at WITS!!
Posted on July 31, 2013 by Jenny Hansen
We’re throwing open the comments at Writers In The Storm today for a little of what I like to call “Pimp and Promote.” How does this work? Here’s the rules for this Carnival of Comment Fun: I’m taking a page … Continue reading →
Posted in Miscellaneous | Tagged author, publicity, shameless self-promotion, Writers in the Storm, writing | 91 Comments
7 Tips For Finishing The First Draft
Posted on July 26, 2013 by writersinthestorm
by Erika Marks First draft. Talk about two words that manage to strike both excitement and fear in the hearts of all of us who write, yes? After having published three books and now deep in the middle of my … Continue reading →
Posted in Blogging Guests, Craft | Tagged author, Erika Marks, publishing, Writers in the Storm, writing, writing novels | 49 Comments
Writer’s Block: The Thought between the Music and the Motion
Posted on July 19, 2013 by Jenny Hansen
By Piper Bayard Everything I know about writing I learned from belly dancing. Yes, belly dancing. How can this be? Art is Creativity, channeled into a three-dimensional form. It is the same basic process regardless of the medium, so the … Continue reading →
Posted in Blogging Guests, Inspiration | Tagged author, FIRELANDS, Piper Bayard, Writers in the Storm, writing | 20 Comments
10 Power Tips for Building a Great Critique Group
Posted on July 17, 2013 by Jenny Hansen
by Jenny Hansen My day job as a software trainer is about building the skills of my co-workers so they can do productive work. And you know what I noticed several years back? There’s TONS of similarity between my training life … Continue reading →
Do You Need a Literary Executor?
Posted on July 15, 2013 by Jenny Hansen
by Susan Spann Today the #PubLaw guest series takes a look at when you need a literary executor (or trustee) to administer the copyrights in your estate. The executor (in the case of a will) or successor trustee (in the … Continue reading →
Posted in PubLaw | Tagged author, copyright management, publishing, Susan Spann, Writers in the Storm, writing | 17 Comments
The How and Why of Author Newsletters
Posted on July 5, 2013 by writersinthestorm
by Steena Holmes In my last post, I talked about Street Teams and using my newsletter to connect with my readers. It raised a few questions about newsletters to which I replied “but that’s another blog.” The ladies at WITS … Continue reading →
Posted in Blogging Guests, Technology Fun | Tagged author, author newsletters, publishing, Steena Holmes, Writers in the Storm, writing | 46 Comments