the art of storytelling
Self-Publishing, Writing

Back to basics: The Art of Storytelling…

Traditional authors, independent writers – we’re all doing the same thing, regardless of genre.  We’re telling a story that we made up.  The question is how do we make the story appealing for readers?  For myself, a good story takes me out of my environment and into the character’s world.  What makes a great story… Continue reading Back to basics: The Art of Storytelling…

There’s no such thing as bad publicity is there?
Marketing, Self-Publishing

There’s no such thing as bad publicity…is there?

There is no such thing as bad publicity.  Ever wonder where this quote comes from?  If you’re familiar with The Greatest Showman, you might know that quote is attributed to PT Barnum, from the Barnum and Bailey Circus fame.  PT Barnum built an empire on sensationalism and exploitation.  He knew the value of marketing and… Continue reading There’s no such thing as bad publicity…is there?

Plagiarism and it’s ramifications
Plagiarism

Plagiarism and it’s ramifications…

One thing that bothers me more than anything as a writer, is plagiarism. One of my professors in college once told me and my fellow students that if she found any of us plagiarizing, she would do anything in her power to ruin our academic careers.  Plagiarism is emotionally, ethically, and financially taxing.  There is… Continue reading Plagiarism and it’s ramifications…