Category Archives for "Fiction Marketing"

Writing For Kids

What makes a kids’ story great? How do you write for kids? What basic rules apply to kids’ fiction:  novels, short stories, interactive fiction and graphic novels? Fiction gives children a chance to explore the world—to have adventures without danger, learn lessons without getting hurt, discover fantasy worlds, and explore values so they can develop […]

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How to Beat Marketing Block

Maybe it’s ironic that immediately after publishing a book about busting through creative blocks, I hit one. Creative Unblocking: Bypass Self-Doubt, Tap Your Genius, and Complete Your Best Work is the result of nearly a decade’s worth of research into the creative process. I’ve become a super-ninja at fighting procrastination, perfectionism, impostor syndrome, and writer’s […]

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Tackling Book Marketing the Hard Way

I recall the first time I indie-published a book on Amazon. After months of bleeding words onto the written page, reading, rewriting, editing, designing a cover, crying in frustration, cursing at my monitor when Amazon asked questions about things mysterious to me, and then finally clicking the coveted “Submit” button…nothing. 5

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