BeachBoundBooks is pleased to be coordinating a Blog Tour for the young adult fantasy Children of Icarus written by Caighlan Smith. The tour will run from August 10 - August 24, 2016. About the Book Title: Children of Icarus | Author: Caighlan Smith | P...
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Flawed Storytelling in the New The Jungle Book | BookBaby Blog
This storyteller finds six gaping cracks in the new Jungle Book that mar the narrative in this visually enchanting movie.
Fiction University: Three Words That Are Killing Your Manuscript
By Janice Hardy, @Janice_Hardy. There are no bad words in writing, but there are some that like to hang around with unsavory prose and encou
Fiction University: 5 Musts for Self-Publishing Great Books
By Laurisa White Reyes, @lwreyes. Part of the Indie Authors Series When I was fourteen years old, I described my life's dream on a page in m
Build Your Book Marketing Plan 5 Minutes at a Time
Here are a dozen book marketing tasks that will increase sales, but none of them take over five minutes, from start to finish.
Fiction University: Three Ways to Build a Better Plot
By Janice Hardy, @Janice_Hardy. Plot is how writers illustrate a story to their readers—which is why it's so vital to craft a compelling one
I have worked with other freelance editors; of them all Susanne was the ...
Today’s post is by social media expert Frances Caballo: Goodreads has become the most important networking site on the Internet. —Forbes Goo
Fiction University: 6 Easy Steps to Planning Out Your Novel
By Laurence MacNaughton, @LMacNaughton. Part of the How They Do It Series One of my favorite aspects of writing a novel is planning it. I lo
Fiction University: Marketing Strategy: Enlist a Pre-Release Team
By Julie Musil, @juliemusil. Part of the Indie Author Series My latest book, Bound by the Heart, released last month. Hooray! I tried someth
Fiction University: In the Flesh: Fleshing Out Flat Characters
By Janice Hardy, @Janice_Hardy. This week's Refresher Friday takes an updated look at fleshing out flat characters. Enjoy! Characters play j
When Hollywood Comes Knocking - Part 3: Green Light!
So your film’s been optioned, it’s spent years in development and now the script has been approved, the cast and crew are pretty well set… a
Physical Description When You Create Characters | BookBaby Blog
The question for the author is: when you create characters, how far should you go to individualize their physical descriptions?
When Hollywood Comes Knocking: Part 2 - Development Hell
Continuing from last week’s post: now you, your agent, your publisher and your film lawyer are all happy – you’ve signed that option agreeme
How to Get 6 Income Streams From One Non-Fiction Book
Authors formula for multiple revenue streams: Reach more of your audience by turning one book into six different ways to reach your readers.
Fiction University: Creating Promotional Material That Works: Swag
By Marcy Kennedy, @MarcyKennedy. Part of the Indie Author Series Over the last two months we've looked at writing a tag line for our books a