I blogged over on my WriteYourAssOff.com blog a follow-up post to my one the other day about why won’t your book sell. I’ll be putting together a series of posts detailing the various points blow-by-blow over the next few weeks. http://writeyourassoff.blogspot.com/2016/07/writingtip-checklist-to-help-your-book.html Other recent releases you might have missed… Rhymes With Orange (Suncoast Society 35, MMMF, … Read More
Can I use song lyrics in a book?
I thought I’d blogged about this before, but apparently I had not. Rectified. LOL http://writeyourassoff.blogspot.com/2014/01/can-i-use-song-lyrics-in-book.html
Write Your Ass Off: Another Facebook warning for authors.
I blogged about it today, another religious troll making the rounds, friending erotic romance authors. Yet another reason authors should be using Facebook pages and not profiles: http://writeyourassoff.blogspot.com/2013/11/another-reason-why-authors-should-use.html
Write Your Ass Off: Don’t turn your Alphas into A$$holes.
The post where I rant about “Alpha” heroes who are really assholes, and how to avoid that pitfall in your writing: http://writeyourassoff.blogspot.com/2013/09/dont-turn-your-alphas-into-aholes.html
WriteYourAssOff.com: Contract Red Flags
I’ve got another post up at the WriteYourAssOff.com blog about contract red flags. Enjoy! Publishing Contracts: Red Flags and Warnings
Write Your Ass Off: Tuesday Topics
New post up at Write Your Ass Off, a list of various writing topics from amping up suspense to handling criticism, to dealing with backstory issues: http://writeyourassoff.blogspot.com/2013/06/tuesday-topics.html
Writing Tip: Editors – They’re not your maid, or your mommy.
The one where I rant blog about an editor’s role: Write Your Ass Off – Editors: They’re not your maid, or your mommy.
Trainwreck in the making — an author arguing with reviewers.
What NOT to do as a writer… http://writeyourassoff.blogspot.com/2013/06/one-more-timedo-not-argue-with-reviewers.html Seriously, do NOT argue with reviewers. I learned this hard lesson early in my career. Believe me, it NEVER ends well, and the author in this case is not only arguing with reviewers, but is doing so ARROGANTLY. *smh* If you can’t handle getting negative reviews, DO … Read More
Writing How-To: The dreaded blurb.
I’ve got a post about writing loglines and blurbs for writers over on the Write Your Ass Off blog. http://writeyourassoff.blogspot.com/2013/05/the-dreaded-blurb.html
Write Your Ass Off: Monday Mash-Up
Yes, I fell waaaay behind on updating the Write Your Ass Off blog. I’ll try to get back into that. Today, I’ve got a mash-up of helpful links from the Interwebz on various topics: http://writeyourassoff.blogspot.com/2013/05/monday-mash-up.html
Happy New Year, writing advice
Happy New Year, everyone. I hope you had a safe and happy one. I love Chuck Wendig. His from-the-hip, snarkalicious style is fantastic. As such, I refer you today to his recent post, 25 Things Writers Should Stop Doing.
New blog post at Write Your Ass Off: Great Plot Resource
I have a new post up at the Write Your Ass Off site with a fantastic plot resource I stumbled onto: http://writeyourassoff.blogspot.com/2011/12/great-plot-resource.html
New blog post at Write Your Ass Off: Apostrophes
I’ve got a new blog post up at the Write Your Ass Off site on apostrophes: http://writeyourassoff.blogspot.com/2011/11/apostrophes.html
New blog post at Write Your Ass Off: Siglines
I’ve got a new blog post up on the WriteYourAssOff.com website about the proper use of siglines as a marketing tool for writers: http://writeyourassoff.blogspot.com/2011/11/siglines-simple-is-better.html
New Post: Write Your Ass Off – Lie versus Lay
Have a new post up at the WriteYourAssOff.com site, on how to tell lie from lay. http://writeyourassoff.blogspot.com/