Hello! Here’s a painful question for a lot of authors/writers: how do you market your book? Here’s a better question, do you know how to market your book? These are common questions for self-published and indie-published authors. If your answer to both of those was a resounding “Yes!” then your probably in the wrong place.Continue reading “Marketing Your Book”
Author Archives: jimmyanders
Are You an Author/Writer/Artist?
If you’ve created anything to a prolific extent, rather as a personal hobby or as a career, then odds are good that you now have a title attached to you. Now, that title is no different than any other job title in the world, in theory. In practice it is so much more, sometimes becauseContinue reading “Are You an Author/Writer/Artist?”
Life Became Too Busy
Wow, it has been…a long time since I’ve posted anything; literally months. What have I been doing for all these months? Well, I could say I’ve been focusing on writing, but that would be a lie. In the words of Suzanne Collins’s character President Snow from “THE HUNGER GAMES” “we had an agreement not toContinue reading “Life Became Too Busy”
Should I write everyday?
Dealing with the struggles of consistently sitting down to write.
Magic Vs. Morals Pt. II
Finn’s secret is out, and he’s on the run. Officer Fields is left behind when an unexpected ally arrives to help her give chase.
Does your story go on a shelf?
Hello! I’ve been hard at work and have had to pull back a bit, but I’m on the way to catching up. Today’s topic: shelving. No, not what kind of material makes the best shelves. How long do you shelve a project for between significant edits, or do you? I ran a poll recently aboutContinue reading “Does your story go on a shelf?”
Writing: Plant Your Garden
Why did you shred up paper and throw it in a planter, you ask. It’s symbolic, or it’s supposed to be, at least, of growing(read: planting) your idea. Just like starting a garden, writing requires work before, during, and after. 1st) Be Prepared! You have to prepare before you write, yes, even if you areContinue reading “Writing: Plant Your Garden”
Magic Vs. Morals Pt.I
“So, let me get this straight, you just show up, save the day, and you don’t even know what you did?” a young rookie cop asked. Her black ponytail pulled her brows back slightly and only added to her skeptical expression. Her fellow officers had just hauled a disgruntled and barely conscious man out theContinue reading “Magic Vs. Morals Pt.I”
Is it really burn out?
Can’t focus on something you love to do, such as writing? Convinced that you have reached your limit and just burned out on it? What if I told you that is not the most probable case? I had to fight my way through this very realization during the last couple of weeks. I wasContinue reading “Is it really burn out?”
THE GIRL IN THE WATER
Nick and Lyn are out for a hike on their honeymoon on a cold northern shore. A strange young girl lures Nick too close in his desire to help.