"Publishing has now entered a state of continual change. That won't change." So says journalist and industry expert Porter Anderson in "Driven to Digital Distraction." In this exclusive e-book, you'll learn how and why you must become a digitally minded author to compete in the marketplace and treat your writing like a business rather than a hobby. Porter Anderson (@Porter_Anderson),... [click here for more]
Write, Publish, and Promote Your Work One Post at a Time
How to Blog a Book teaches you how to create a blog book with a well-honed and uniquely angled subject and targeted posts—and how to build the audience necessary to convince agents and publishers to make your blog into a book.
Inside you’ll find:
Basic information on how to set up your blog and the essential plug-ins... [click here for more]
Develop Marketable Ideas, Craft Books That Sell, Become the Author Publishers Want, and Self-Publish Effectively
Anyone can publish a book and become an "author," but if you want to become a successful author with a profitable publishing career, you need a clear, step-by-step guide to help you develop book ideas that sell. In The Author Training Manual, expert editor... [click here for more]
A Step-by-Step Guide to Mastering Plot, Structure, and Scene
Plotting a story filled with memorable, engaging scenes from beginning to end can feel like an insurmountable challenge. Having the right plan - and the tools to execute it - can make all the difference. Writing Blockbuster Plots pulls back the curtain on story structure with step-by-step strategies and visuals that turn plotting... [click here for more]
Plotting Your Story Through Action, Emotion, and Theme
Take a Deep Dive into Plot and Scene and Improve Your Writing
Whether you're planning your first novel or have already written a first draft, you need to master the concepts of plot and scene to truly realize your story's potential. Writing Deep Scenes teaches you how to write strong, layered, and engaging scenes--the secret to memorable,... [click here for more]
Enhance Your Horror, Fantasy, and Science Fiction
Monsters are more than things that go bump in the night...
Monsters are lurking in the woods, beneath the waves, and within our favorite books, films, and games--and there are good reasons why they appear so often. Monsters are manifestations of our fears and symbols of our society--not to mention they're a lot of fun--but each should... [click here for more]