Writing Fiction: 4 Tips To Help You Create A Character Ensemble

When you’re writing fiction, starting a new novel and setting up your cast of characters can be challenging. However, if you meet that challenge, not only will your novel be fun to write, it will also (other things being equal) sell. A few months ago, we spent a writers’ group meeting chatting about character creation. … Read more

Become A Creator: 4 Tips To Help You Join The Booming Creator Economy

In a recent writers’ group meeting, we discussed the creator economy. If you’re wondering what that might be, here’s SignalFire’s take: … (the creator economy is) defined as the class of businesses built by over 50 million independent content creators, curators, and community builders… (SignalFire’s article is worth reading in its entirety.) Wow, 50 million … Read more

Use Obsidian To Manage Your Life: 4 Tips To Get Started

Have you discovered the Obsidian app? We looked at using Obsidian if you’re a fiction author. Several authors in our writers’ group use Obsidian; a couple mentioned that there’s a big learning curve. One author gave up on Obsidian entirely. That’s a shame, because Obsidian can help you to manage your life. Want to get … Read more

Blogging: 5 Easy Tips To Improve A Blog In 5 Minutes Or Less

If you’re blogging, chances are you’re focused on content. In a recent writers’ group meeting, we talked about our blogs, and how to improve them. Of course, creating content was everyone’s priority. We shared easy tips to improve a blog, make it more appealing, and develop content too. The best tip? Keep a master list … Read more