I was recently asked by an author that if she purchased one of my paintings could she then use it for the cover of her book. It was 'her' painting right?... Wrong!Let me define an illustrators perspe...
Many words in the English language are used incorrectly. Every writer can benefit from a refresher that outlines some of these most commonly misused words. If you are not always sure of when to use s...
Over the past years it is not at all surprising that Christian book sales, both fiction and nonfiction works, has soared. In fact not only are more Christian authors making a living from their writing...
As many of you know, I had MS (Multiple Sclerosis) and became increasingly disabled over the last five years - since I finally had come to a point where I to admit that, "Yes, I've got MS."Well, in mi...
Edith Lank's new book "I've Heard it All and So Should You" is based on years of seasoned advice to real estate agents and consumers across the United States based on her nationally syndicated column....
There's a fine line between erotica romance and pornography. However, Destiny Blaine seems to know which lines to cross and which ones to tow. She's become the master at placing the right sex scenes i...
More reasons why internet publishing is better (for authors)If you ask most busy authors, they will agree on one thing. They want to get published. They want a publisher. Trouble is, in our modern wor...
You may be familiar with the concept of "flow" as written about extensively by Professor Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi (pronounced "chick-sent-me-high"). It's that state in which you are so involved with wr...
Marketing guru Sean D' Souza suggests that brave companies and individuals try the 180-degree (opposite) exercise, and it works for writers, too. Instead of asking "How could I build up my business (o...
All article authors know that spending time writing articles is an effective way to draw a steady stream of free traffic to their own websites. This is done via the resource or signature box at the bo...