Smart Publisher Research Means Smart Sales

An author makes two different kinds of sales with each book. First is the initial sale to the publisher. Then, each subsequent sale of the completed, published book counts as the second kind of sale. The research an author does will impact both of these types of...

Serials vs. Series

I admit it. I’m in a bit of a serial writing mood lately. I love my Tobine Chronicles (by Adera Orfanelli) because it’s like television episodes delivered to your e-reader every few weeks. I’ve also heard from readers who don’t like serials. So...
Can you NaNoWriMo all year long?

Can you NaNoWriMo all year long?

This past November I participated in National Novel Writing Month, which if you haven’t heard of it is where people write a 50,000 word novel in a month. My work was nonfiction, but that didn’t matter. What was important was that this was the first time in...

Don’t forget your serial

Confession time. I was doing some work on my backlist and realized that my serial, you know the one that I put out the first installment in 2014….hadn’t gone any further. Whoops! Now this is a disgrace because I even had a large portion of it written, so...
New Service: Transcription

New Service: Transcription

I am pleased to announce that I am adding transcription to my service offerings. Now you can reuse all that audio and video content that you’ve created. Turn your Periscope videos into blog posts. Flip your webinar into an ebook to sell on Amazon or offer as a...