Pricing ebooks for indie authors is always a hot topic in the Writing Community on Twitter. Some authors believe that lower prices are the way to go--especially if you're not an established writer--and others feel that artists should be compensated appropriately for their work. The term "appropriately" is what I'm going to write about today.… Continue reading Calm Down, Beyonce
Stories are either character-driven or plot-driven. If you ask people in the writing and reading communities on Twitter which is the best, you'll be inundated with responses. This is one of the book/story subjects that people get very passionate about. Some people hate character-driven stories because sometimes they feel like "nothing happens." Other people hate… Continue reading Why Should I care?
One thing that any creative has talked about at length with other creatives--or other sympathetic people--is critiques. Great, good, okay, bad, terrible--criticism can run the gamut. Sometimes people really love what we do and sometimes they really hate it. Most often it falls somewhere between the two extremes. Regardless of where the needle lands after… Continue reading Just Say "Thank You"
Advice is everywhere. Are you a new writer? Intermediate? Have you gone professional but still feel that advice is good from time to time? We can all improve, no matter our skill level, right? Luckily, advice is everywhere in nearly every profession--but especially in the creative arts. If you're a writer, a photographer, a painter,… Continue reading Dissect This