Eric Fehr

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Advice to First Time Authors

As the former Chairman and CEO of Thomas Nelson, I receive a lot of email from would-be authors who are trying to get published. Because I make my …

Book Publishing

Rewriting – A Checklist For Authors

Are you about to rewrite your book? Here are 30 questions to ask when you’re rewriting your novel.<p>You may enjoy these useful posts:<p>An Editing …

Writing

4 Surprising Conclusions About Author Websites

A few weeks ago, in preparation for a meeting with one of my biggest authors, I visited his website. I was reminded again how many authors think that …

Online Life

5 Secrets To Writing The Next Great American Novel

Delirium author Lauren Oliver spills her tips.<p>Lauren Oliver, who wrote the addictive-as-crack <i>Delirium</i> novels, has a new, bursting-with-intense-teen-romance novel out, <i>Panic</i>, about desperate kids competing for coveted prize, living not in an alternative future dystopia, but in a small town in upstate …

It's not only adults who need comfort reading

A new report into what children are reading at school shows a "marked downturn in difficulty of books at secondary transfer", it was revealed today. The books children are reading in year 7, according to the report What Kids Are Reading, include tons of Jeff Kinney's Wimpy Kid titles and David …

Buffer

All you need to plan and schedule your social media posts<p>Engage like never before with customers on social media<p>Analyze the performance of your …

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Literary pet peeves: the best of the worst author blunders

Of course we all make mistakes (and by the way, any errors in this blogpost are IRONIC), but I can't be the only avid reader who has a mental list of red flags when I'm reading a new book or writer. There are warning signs that tell me I am not going to enjoy this; things that make me go "hmmm". …

10 Types of Social Media Updates—How Many Are You Using?

<b>Share a resource.</b> You can point people to a news item, a blog post, a website, a software tool, or anything else you think would be helpful to your …

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14th Free "Dear Lucky Agent" Contest: Contemporary Middle Grade Fiction

<i>As of late March, this contest is closed. Please do not submit any more materials.</i><p>APRIL UPDATE: Winners chosen. In no particular order, the 3 winners …

On the Red Couch with Author James Dashner

Inside Flipboard / January 8, 2014<p><i>Sci-fi author James Dashner wanted to be a writer since he was a kid but decided to try his “backup plan” — finance</i> …