Profile cover photo
Profile photo
Anne R. Allen
4,550 followers -
I write stuff
I write stuff

4,550 followers
About
Anne R.'s posts

Post has attachment
This week +Ruth Harris talks about writer's stress and burnout and how to tell the difference. She also gives tips for avoiding them both. 

Post has attachment
The monthly post on my book blog is up. This time I'm talking about the yew tree. Did you know most parts of it contain a deadly poison? Only the small red berries are harmless, but the seeds inside are so toxic, eating the seeds inside three berries can kill.

Post has attachment
Poisoning People for Fun and Profit: Part 25—Yew
The Yew tree ( Taxus baccata ) is a conifer with bright red berries. It's native to Europe but was used as a shrub in a lot in landscaping in the neighborhood of suburban Connecticut where I grew up in spite of the fact it's highly poisonous.               ...

Post has attachment
A great post from +Jami Gold on how to use and find images for your blog. One to bookmark! 

Post has attachment
Is erratic pricing one of the reasons trad pubbed authors are hurting? +Tara Sparling thinks so!

Post has attachment
Yes, you can make a living writing novels. This week, +Elizabeth S. Craig, a successful mystery novelist, tells us how. 

Post has attachment
Jami Gold has a really helpful post today on how to structure trilogies.

Post has attachment
Lots of new writers have trouble with pinpointing their genre. They may make the mistake of calling a love story a Romance Novel. But a Romance needs to follow certain guidelines that are pretty strict.

Post has attachment
A MUST-READ if you have a WordPress site. From Nate Hoffelder at the Digital Reader. WP sites are under attack!

Post has attachment
This week I'm talking about Beta Readers--what they do and don't do, how to find them (hint, learn to be one) and how they can improve your book. Oh, and we got this nice little award this week....

Wait while more posts are being loaded