Viv Walker

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Super Shadows: I Explore The Power Of A Child’s Imagination

A few years back, I started an illustration series titled “Walking Shadows.” It received a fair amount of attention and seemed to connect with people …

Illustration

The Four Most Common Stumbling Blocks for Writers: How to Overcome Them and Keep that New Year's Resolution to Write Your Novel

"I'm going to finally write that book," you vowed on New Year's Eve. Maybe you whispered it to your partner in bed, or brazenly trumpeted out your resolution at a party, champagne in hand.<p>Either way, now what? How can you start writing that novel or, more importantly, finish it?<p>As I head into 2014, …

How Successful Authors Use Social Media to Sell More Books

<i>This column is excerpted from Guide to Literary Agents, from Writer’s Digest Books.</i><p><i>GIVEAWAY: Chuck is giving away a copy of his book, Create Your</i> …

Writing

50 Websites Every Author Should Bookmark in 2014

• Buffer<p>We’re at the end of 2013 already. Can you believe it? Throughout this year, we’ve done the hard work (so you wouldn’t have to) of bookmarking …

Mantra For the Novelist

You are a novelist.<p>You’ve never told anyone, not in those words. They haven’t asked. Or maybe you have said it, out loud, and gotten strange looks in …

Book Discovery Sites Can Help You Find More Readers

Enlisting a book discovery service promoting cheap or free eBooks to a subscriber list – or helping you to boost your own social media efforts – is …

How to write your book's first draft like a professional

[This article was written by guest contributor Gordon Burgett, author of <i>How to Get Your Book Published Free in Minutes</i> and <i>Marketed Worldwide in Days</i>.]<p>…