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How Keyword & Category Research Before Writing Will Improve Your Writing

How Keyword & Category Research Before Writing Will Improve Your Writing

You’ve already got a book idea. Use keywords and categories to shape your writing — and in the process, sell as many copies as possible.

Pirate Authors Have an Abundance Mindset

Pirate Authors Have an Abundance Mindset

Much of modern industry and competition is driven by scarcity and the resulting mindset. Storytelling should be driven by the abundance mindset.

Are Any of These Three Mistakes Destroying Your Author Career?

Are Any of These Three Mistakes Destroying Your Author Career?

If you are doing any one of these things, you may be destroying your author career before it starts. Here is how to not destory your author career.

Using Dialect & Accents in Dialogue

Using Dialect & Accents in Dialogue

There is a science and an art to writing dialogue well, especially when it comes to using dialect and accents in dialogue. Here’s a healthy start!

Sell More on Kobo with Promotions

Sell More on Kobo with Promotions

By Tara Cremin Looking to sell more titles on Kobo? Then you should be taking advantage of Kobo Writing Life’s Promotions Tool! This easy to use tool is built into your Kobo Writing Life dashboard and gives you the opportunity to submit titles directly to the KWL merchandisers for promotional opportunities.  The tab lists all…

Micro-Targeting and Publishing

Micro-Targeting and Publishing

This is one potential nightmare scenario in which traditional publishers are weaponized via micro-targeting by the information brokers who own them.

5 Ways to Get More Writing Done in Less Time

5 Ways to Get More Writing Done in Less Time

We all wrestle with carving out the time to write. Once we’ve done that, how do we make sure we make the most of that time? Here are five tips!

Leveraging SS Beats Mode (Story Structure)

Leveraging SS Beats Mode (Story Structure)

Beats and Beats Mode is an ideal way to plan and build your story structure. This is where you connect the bones before adding the flesh!

StoryOrigin Can Help You Grow Your List and Sell More Books

StoryOrigin Can Help You Grow Your List and Sell More Books

Growing an email list can be hard! StoryOrigin is a great place to find the tools and community you need to grow your list with quality readers.

Friction in Advertising: Today’s Convenience is Tomorrow’s Friction

Friction in Advertising: Today’s Convenience is Tomorrow’s Friction

Convenience is a common lure that often leads to more friction down the road. Ultimitely, loyalty is a better long term marketing tactic.