Most young readers don’t pay attention to a story’s theme, plot, and scenarios. If they’ve just learned how to read, they won’t even care about what they’re reading. So creating a picture book should be easy, right? They’re just kids, after all. Creating and developing a children’s book is easier said than done.Read More » '
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Why the Book Blogger Community and Amazon Reviewers Matter Most writers usually focus only on the writing and leave the marketing and promotional work after the book is released. The problem with this approach is that it often results to haphazard book marketing efforts and low book sales. A survey on How Ebook Buyers Discover Read More »Read More » '
Majority of these villains have changed over time. How do you exactly craft the best villain, without it sounding overused?
Simple. Oppose the hero.
As a writer, you will always find yourself drafting exciting new characters and character plots. Antagonist, villain, evil, supervillain—the “bad man” or woman should always be there.
As the Tucson Festival of Books approaches, LitFire aims to promote authors on campus. Once again, the Tucson Festival of Books looms on the horizon. By that, more and more authors, publishers, and agents are opting to participate in what is perhaps one of the biggest book festivals in the country. The Tucson Festival of Read More »Read More » '
“How would I be able to promote my book on my own?”
A lot of authors are not very keen about promoting their own book because writing is often a solitary work, while marketing is about connecting to a bigger network of individuals. But if you are someone who is hoping to make money out of your talent, you need to treat it as a business.