Posted on December 5, 2023 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
The publishing experts we follow have plenty of craft, marketing, and business advice to offer.
Here are the ones that we thought were can't-miss for our authors:
Nail an opening scene by checking your TV: Journalist and novelist Barbara Josselsohn unlocked the secret of how to start a novel by ... procrastinating and watching the pilot episode of the TV show Gilmore Girls (Writer's Digest).
How to write a poem: Dave Chesson defines this particular literary form and provides tips on getting the creative process started (Kindlepreneur).
Secrets and tips for landing your book on a bestseller list: Penny Sansevieri and Amy Cornell offer advice on attaining this particular milestone, while reminding you that it's not an end to any marketing efforts (Author Marketing Experts).
Prize judges and bestsellers: Dan Holloway applauds two instances of the curtain being pulled back in the publishing world — namely, admitting that literary prize judges can't read every single entry and adding coverage of indie authors in the form of a new bestseller list (Alliance of Independent Authors).
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