Not many would know that some successful writers hire the services of a writing coach at some point in their writing career. These authors are celebrity authors whose books have sold a million copies or aspiring authors. Success is always achieved with the support of other people in your lives, irrespective of whether you are a writer or not. What does a writing coach do? A … [Read more...] about Why Would a Successful Writer Hire a Coach?
Archives for January 2015
The Internet, and by extension social media, has provided people and businesses in various sectors with new ways to market brands and products. The same goes for writers and authors – it’s no longer enough to just create a static website. If you really want to boost your author profile, you have to get on various platforms and promote yourself. One new channel for marketing is … [Read more...] about 6 Tips for Hosting Your Own Online Radio Show to Boost Your Author Profile
Tim Ferriss is an inspirational individual, whose work includes writing, running enterprises, investing in businesses, and public speaking. Labeled as “this generation’s self-help guru” by The New Yorker Magazine, there are a number of things writers can learn from him. After all, Tim is also the author of three books; all bestselling works. His books include The 4-Hour … [Read more...] about 5 Writing Lessons from Tim Ferriss
Have you ever been so inspired by an author’s work that you wish you could tell them exactly how much they have impacted your life? In our new series, Literary Love Letters, we will be doing just that – sharing open love letters to inspiring authors. Today, Vigilante author Shelley Harris writes to Sarah Waters. Dear Sarah Waters, We have met before: once, and only briefly. … [Read more...] about Literary Love Letters: Dear Sarah Waters, From Shelley Harris
Most writers believe getting a literary agent will be the hardest part of their publishing journey. And writing that query letter? Forget about it. Writing a query means condensing months – and sometimes years – of your hard work into one concise yet engaging letter. It’s your chance to shine and woo the person who has the power to make all of your writing aspirations come … [Read more...] about Want a Literary Agent to Critique Your Query Letter? Welcome to Agent Pitch Critique!