Getting started, the two most important chapters, and chapter length

Advice from a New York Times Bestselling Author, Part 2

Starting to write a book is pretty daunting, but I’ve learned ways to simplify the whole process. My first piece of advice works for me every time. Get yourself a big, blank sheet of paper, the bigger the better. Use it in ‘landscape’ position and draw a horizontal line straight across the middle. This is […]

Choosing an author name, choosing a book title

Advice from a New York Times Bestselling Author, Part 1

pick your title

There has never been a better time to write and publish a book, thanks to the Indie revolution. We no longer need to depend on agents and traditional publishers to take on our books. We writers can do everything ourselves, and it isn’t difficult. However, even if you’ve written and published a sensational book, it’s […]

Your Personal Brand Is Calling

Start Expressing Your Unique Value to the World

Branding has become a buzzword. The term has been misused and distorted, but that doesn’t mean we should dismiss the concept. Branding is a force for personal expression and influence. What is a brand? One of my favorite definitions of a brand is from Seth Godin: A brand is the set of expectations, memories, stories, […]

author branding

Five Quick Self-edit Tips

Make sure your work is ready for the editor!

self editing tips

Do you know someone who cleans their house before the cleaning service comes? You might laugh, but there is a bit of logic in it. If you want a thorough, back-into-the-corners cleaning job, don’t make your house cleaner spend time dealing with clutter or dirty dishes in the sink. Editors are only human, and they […]

Get Rid of Writer’s Block Once and For All

Get going and write your book!

eliminate writer's block

Have you ever pulled up your favorite writing chair, put down your steaming cup of coffee to get ready to write and…nothing? Sometimes the ideas just won’t come, and nothing can help you get those words down. You really want to finish your novel, but sometimes you haven’t got a clue where you are going […]

Author Guest Post Submissions – Get Featured

Reach Out to Thousands of Like-Minded Readers

guest post for writers

Are you an author with tons of great knowledge about writing, promoting or selling books? Here is your chance to get in front of thousands of like-minded authors by writing a guest post for us. Here at Adazing, we love to promote and publicize new and published authors, budding bloggers, and any writer who wants […]