What are the best freelance writing books? Ones that teach you how to get paid to write for magazines, of course! This list of the best freelance writing books includes… Read More »The Freelance Writing Books That Helped Me Get Published
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Here are dozens of writing quips and tips from famous novelists, authors, and editors. I’ve been collecting writing quips for most of my life; they all inspire me in different ways.… Read More »73 Writing Quips & Tips From Successful Published Authors
Be careful if you want to write your memoirs—or even just share stories about people you know. These mistakes and tips for writing about family and friends will help you… Read More »Writing About Someone You Know? 10 Tips & Mistakes to Avoid
A good article ends with a conclusion that surprises the reader, yet makes sense. Writing an ending that summarizes your ideas is difficult, but not impossible.
How do authors write about synesthetic characters in novels and nonfiction books? Here’s how synesthesia or synaesthesia is portrayed in some fictional detective novels, books, and literature. You say synesthesia,… Read More »Synesthesia in Detective Fiction, Books, and Literature (Synaesthesia)
For some authors, marketing is the hardest part of writing books. I am one of those authors. Here are the biggest mistakes I made, and what I’d do differently next… Read More »3 Marketing Mistakes I Made With My First Traditionally Published Book
A literary agent who liked my book idea but found my writing dull told me to make my chapters “edgy and quirky.” Here’s how I did it. “Make your writing… Read More »10 Easy Ways Make Your Writing Edgy and Quirky
Are you wondering how to write a nonfiction book proposal with sample chapter summaries? You’re in luck, fellow scribe! These chapter summaries in my nonfiction book proposal will give you ideas on how to summarize your own chapters. I also included a summary of my book’s introduction.
Not all of my book proposals have been successful! My most recent idea for a book (Your Heart Changes Everything: 50 Ways to Experience Jesus in Daily Life) was reviewed with interest by the editor and publishing committee at Bethany. They never formally rejected it…but it’s been over a year and I haven’t heard anything. Nor has my agent contacted me. So, unless their emails fell between the cracks of the universe, I assume they decided not to publish this book.
Are you tired of beating yourself up for not writing your book? Maybe you have a story you’ve been trying to write for months, or even a chapter you should’ve written years ago. What if not outlining your book is the reason why you’re struggling to write your book? Good news! Here you’ll find the most powerful way to overcome that obstacle.
When I met with my nonfiction publisher and book marketing team, we discussed these nine ways to promote my first Christian self-help book for women. My marketing plan will help you launch and promote your own nonfiction book.
Understanding the Old Testament – especially the “prophet books” like Jeremiah – can be challenging. This exegesis of Jeremiah 10 will help you understand not only what’s happening in prophetical… Read More »Sample Old Testament Exegesis Paper – Jeremiah 10