Book translation – where to start

book translation

Publishing your book in your native language (we’ll assume for the sake of this article that it’s English) is a huge undertaking. However, once it’s complete, the sense of accomplishment is well worth the effort. But while the English-reading audience is enormous, there is also a potential market for your book outside English-speaking countries. Especially […]

Blogging Doesn’t Work for Fiction Writers

The Myth About Fiction Blogs

blogging for fiction writers

“Blogging doesn’t work for fiction writers!” I’ve heard this statement so many times. They say that fiction writers can’t gain new readers the way other bloggers do because no one is searching for what they have to offer. While I agree that someone might not be searching for your newest book “Dusted Earth”, that doesn’t […]

The Six Keys to Writing Romantic Comedy

Getting your readers to laugh and fall in love at the same

romantic comedy

Getting your readers to laugh and fall in love at the same time requires a delicate balance, not a sledgehammer. A successful romantic comedy novel utilizes keen wit while drawing on the full gamut of emotions—and that’s where things get tough. How do you write a compelling story the reader will remember, with a backbone […]