Hello and welcome back to The Rebel Author Podcast, I’m thrilled to host the lovely H.B Lyne today as we talk all about how to world build covering both fantasy and non-fantasy settings. But first… [Read more…] about 005 – How to World Build for Fiction Authors
Hello and welcome back to episode four of The Rebel Author Podcast. I am so excited for this interview. When I was transcribing the interview, I found myself taking loads of notes. Kristina is an absolute editing whizz and shows you how to self-edit better.
In the intro, I talk about the two blog posts I’ve been pulling together on audio resources. The first one is a huge list of resources I’ve been bingeing my way through and I recommend for anyone trying to either grow their knowledge of audio creation or trying to produce DIY audiobooks.
The second one will take you step by step through the creation of my audio booth in my very very tiny office! That post will be published on 28th October 2019, if you’re reading this post after that date, you can use this link.
I also talk about Lindsay Buroker’s return to the world of podcasting. I used to love listening to the Science Fiction and Fantasy Marketing Podcast, but it stopped about six months ago. I’m delighted to tell you she’s back with Jo Lallo and Andrea Pearson, in their new podcast is called Six Figure Authors. Their tagline:
Six Figure Authors is the podcast that helps you take your writing career to the next level.
If you’d like to get exclusive content and all the episodes early you can by joining me on Patreon.
This blog post is about three and a half months overdue. Sigh. Bad Sacha. Actually no, obscenely busy Sacha. But that’s no excuse.
talking, no, raving about a particular writing craft book that I’ve adored for the entirety of my writing career. I love it so much I’ve decided to run a giveaway for it. Read on to find out how you could win a digital copy of:
The Emotion Thesaurus by Angela Ackerman and Becca Puglisi.
Why am I raving about this book again? Because they released a second (bumper) edition earlier this year; it’s back and it’s bigger and better than ever. You can see my rave review (and subsequent slew of epiphanies) from their emotional wounds book here.
Grab yourselves a copy of the second expanded edition of The Emotion Thesaurus here:
Why do I love this book so much? For one, stories are about change. That change is embodied in the characters you write about and the way you convey the change is through the emotional journey your characters go on. [Read more…] about How to Convey Emotion in Your Story – The Emotion Thesaurus 2nd Ed #amwriting @angelaackerman
Silly ol’ me, in the chaos of finishing the book edits and excitement of launch prep, I completely forgot to reveal my next cover. If you’re on my mailing list, however, you’ll have seen an advance peek at the cover. Props to you.
For those of you who aren’t on my mailing list, then I have a treat for you today. I’m super excited to announce 10 Steps To Hero – How To Craft A Kickass Protagonist. My second non-fiction baby is coming into the world in a matter of weeks. Literally. Launch date below.
I’ve talked about second book syndrome before and it seems that this time, writing my second non-fiction book was just as hard as writing my second fiction book. I’m not sure why, if any of you out there have been through it, I’d love to hear your thoughts. But forget that… I made it through people.
I MADE IT THROUGH PEOPLE.
And boy am I exited about this book. [Read more…] about 10 Steps To Hero – How To Craft A Kickass Protagonist is coming to a bookstore near you
Book pricing. That slightly ugly elephant that sits somewhere between self-loathing, desperation for sales, pride in what you’ve completed, and the necessity of, you know, having enough mulaah to feed your kids.
But what to do? What to do? What if you have a series? What if you have a single book? What if you write non-fiction?
I recently *praise the literary gods* managed to land the holy grail of marketing – a Bookbub. I’ve learned a few things about pricing along the way and wanted to share my experience.
Before anyone gets their book-knickers in a twist, I’m not suggesting THIS strategy is THE glorious sales panacea that will work every time, hell it might not even work for you – I do write in a specific genre and anyone with an ounce of marketing sense will appreciate that genres vary as much as my mood during the final week of editing!
Here’s what I’ve learned about book pricing [Read more…] about Book Pricing Strategies #MondayBlogs #amwriting
Today I have a wonderful guest on the blog, Marjorie Mallon. I met Marje at the very first ever Bloggers Bash – have you got your ticket yet? Marje has attended every single bash and I am absolutely thrilled to have her on today to discuss prologues to celebrate the launch of her first book and paperback.
You can purchase a copy of A Curse of Time: