Authors Can Better Market Themselves by Knowing How Book Bloggers Make Money by Guest Blogger, Kristin Wynalda

Not too long ago I was having a lovely conversation with a friend about my book review website, and I mentioned the percentage that my website’s income had gone up over the past year. She was floored that I actually made money from reviewing books, and said, “You mean those people who write websites get … More Authors Can Better Market Themselves by Knowing How Book Bloggers Make Money by Guest Blogger, Kristin Wynalda

Book Review: The First Unicorn by Kathleen J. Shields

“And the unicorns shall come down with them, and the bullocks with the bulls; and their land shall be soaked with blood, and their dust made fat with fatness.” (Isaiah 34:7 KJV) If you ever come across this verse in the King James Bible, it might give you some pause. Unicorns and blood? In Isaiah? … More Book Review: The First Unicorn by Kathleen J. Shields

The 4 Big Changes in Self-Publishing This Summer by Erin Greneaux

For authors who are self-publishing, it is important to keep up with the changes in the industry so that you can make the best decisions for publishing and promoting your book. The best way to succeed as an author is to be informed about what options you have and how different publishing avenues offer the … More The 4 Big Changes in Self-Publishing This Summer by Erin Greneaux

Hold On! Don’t Give Up!

The craft of writing isn’t easy. Sure, we may get that moment of inspiration where the words just flow out of our head and heart and down onto the page, but overall it requires much work and a lot of time to develop a story from beginning to end. And then it sometimes involves a … More Hold On! Don’t Give Up!

Book Review: “Skyborn: Sparrow Rising” by Jessica Khoury

Join us for a review of “Skyborn: Sparrow Rising,” a captivating middle-grade fantasy novel by Jessica Khoury. … More Book Review: “Skyborn: Sparrow Rising” by Jessica Khoury

How to Create an Audiobook by Amy Earls

When I was nine years old, my sister and I pulled out our dad’s cassette player and recorded our first radio show. I wrote the script and songs and we practiced before performing. We had a blast (or at least, I did. Hard to say if she just went along with whatever her big sister … More How to Create an Audiobook by Amy Earls

Land of the Lost: A Chapter Book Review by Guest Blogger, Sue Irwin

Land of the Lost, by Marianne Hering, (our September Master Class instructor) is a recent title in Adventures in Odyssey’s popular “Imagination Station” series. This is Marianne Hering’s thirtieth book and cousins Patrick and Beth travel back in time to meet Noah and his family as they make final preparations for the famous flood.  REVIEW When Patrick and Beth arrive, … More Land of the Lost: A Chapter Book Review by Guest Blogger, Sue Irwin

Writers Need Rest to Remain Creative, Part 2

Writers need rest to maintain their creativity … More Writers Need Rest to Remain Creative, Part 2

50 Tips to Becoming a Self-Published Author

When I first decided I wanted to become a published author, I had no clue what I was getting myself into. If someone had told me the amount of steps it’d take, I might’ve run back to my room and stuck to being a college professor only for the rest of my life. But I … More 50 Tips to Becoming a Self-Published Author

How to Use ChatGPT (the Write Way)

Writing a novel with ChatGPT is exhausting. I should know, for I just spent the last few months doing so. But that’s for another blog post. Today, I want to talk about how people are using ChatGPT the wrong way. If you ask ChatGPT to write you a novel, it will likely say something along … More How to Use ChatGPT (the Write Way)