Surprises and Revelations

6 Ways to Add Surprise to Your Writing Hollywood loves a “reveal.” That’s a moment where a bit of information that has been withheld from the audience is suddenly revealed onscreen. You’ve seen it a hundred times in the movies, often handled poorly. In the latest movie in the Pirates of the Caribbean series, the […]

Garnering Reviews

As a writer, I know that reviews can help, but they don’t make or break sales.

Measuring Up to the Competition

Whenever you express an idea, you can look at the poetry of your language, your use of diction, your originality, and compare it to other samples of the same idea.

6 Ways to Spot a Fake Review

I sometimes wonder what God would say if He were to release new commandments to writers. I think that the first commandment might be something like this:
Thou shalt not post fake reviews of novels that thou hast not read.

Dealing with Fraud

Do you know a phony when you meet one? In the world of writing a publishing it can be hard to know if a deal is TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE, so here are three ways to help you deal with fraud.