Dream of selling rights for a cinema or TV documentary? If you have a strong idea, perhaps even a completed and published book, that dream could well become reality. You could pitch your nonfiction book for film or TV – but you need to know a few essentials first.
There are a handful of fundamental debates that cycle through the writing community: indie vs trad, wide vs exclusive and plotter vs pantser. Some of these debates have obvious answers, others less so. Where writers may flip between indie and trad or wide and exclusive depending on where their business model sits, there’s less movement […]
Patreon might be looking less attractive to indies but there are new opportunities to microfund through podcasts.
Writing helps many of us to heal. It’s a catharsis, a way of channeling out the pain we’re feeling. That’s never truer than for Kim Mcleod who loss a child, one of the most devasting tragedies a person can go through. Kim’s here to talk about how writing helps healing.
We welcome award winning inspirational author Jane Davis who is a total indie rock star. We discuss how fiction can help humanize big disasters, placing them in perspective while assigning what she calls “unblame.”
Copyright is all of the financial, the economic rights that an author has in their work and that needs to sustain them and it needs to protect their interests. Which is why authors need to be concerned with their rights.
Whether you’re in KU or your books are wide, Amazon ads are a key tool in your marketing box. But setting up a UK Amazon ads account can be tricky. In today’s post, Rachel McCollin is teaching us how to do just that.
Your book’s cover is one of the most powerful marketing assets at your disposal. Combine that with Facebook’s new 3D Photos feature, and you’ve got a marketing gimmick that’s sure to turn heads.
Facebook ads can be daunting, but if you get them right, they can also sky rocket your book sales. Katherine Smith discusses seven Facebook advertising basics you can implement when using the platform to grow your readership.
Nora Roberts takes on Amazon’s most infamous plagiarist, while Creative Commons makes over 300 million free-to-use images searchable.