Punchy Book Reviews

Punchy Book Reviews

I like to read concise book reviews that are specific and don't contain spoilers. Answer a few questions for me and be done. What did you like about the book; did you dislike anything? Be balanced. No book is all good or all bad. Tell me about the writing, the storyline, and characters. Were the …

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Writing Tools? What does Stephen King Use?

The Writing Tools of 20 Famous Authors By Alison Nastasi Stephen King Stephen King once described his Waterman fountain pen as “the world’s finest word processor.” He started writing longhand when sitting at a computer became too painful (post car accident). He found the act of using a fountain pen forced him to slow down and …

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10 of My Favorite Writing-Craft Sites

by K.M. Weiland | @KMWeiland The writing journey is all about discovering what works best of for each of us as individual, and very unique, writers. Learning from others is valuable in helping us glean tips and fit together the puzzle pieces that will form our own writing processes. Today, I’d like to share with you ten of …

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The Top 10 Things All Authors Should Know About Amazon

via Brooke Warner Publisher of She Writes Press 1. Your Amazon ranking has nothing to do with sales. Although many authors are obsessed with it and like to send out mass e-mails to friends and family when the number drops, unfortunately, all your ranking means is that people are looking at your page. While it …

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7 Tips for Amazon Keywords and Best Selling Books

Selecting the best keywords for your book can be crucial. Here are 7 Tips for Amazon Keywords and Best Selling Books by Jason Matthews Best selling books are more likely to happen when authors use smart Amazon keywords. When used wisely, keywords help strangers from all over the world find your books. Most authors are …

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