M. E. Solomon

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Writing three-dimensional characters

By BookBaby author C. Hope ClarkIn your attempt to create characters your readers crave, these five steps can help you get to know and understand …

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What Sells a Book? - Self-Publishing Review

<b>Book covers</b><p>I’ve often seen independent authors posting a series of cover images online and asking people to choose their favourite; or they might ask …

7 Secrets to Writing Persuasive Back Cover Sales Copy by Casey Demchak

By Casey Demchak (@caseydemchak)<p>I met Casey at the recent Author U event in Denver, Colorado. It’s not every day you run into someone whose specialty …

Keys to Understanding Amazon’s Algorithms by Penny Sansevieri

by Penny Sansevieri (@BookGal)<p>Penny has been marketing books online longer than just about anyone. I had the great pleasure to meet her a couple of …

Free Download: How To Sell More Books Today!

Do You Want To?<p>Attract more potential readers? Your book description should capture their attention<br>• Sell more books? Tell your story and hook the …

The Music Snobs

Limited Edition Writer!

Orders are printed and shipped when the time expires or earlier.<p>You can expect your package to arrive 5 business days after the product …

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The Flash Fiction Challenge 2017

From an original field of over 2,500 writers and after three intense challenges, 64 finalists were challenged to create an original 1,000 word story …

How to Tell if Your Protagonist Needs a Better Goal

Did you know your protagonist isn’t as special as you think? Special means unusual or set apart. And amidst all the many awesome characters in your …

Think Like a Publisher

The publishing world has changed! An explosion in printed books, E-books, and self-publishing has contributed to more new titles coming to market …

Elmore Leonard's 10 Rules for Writing

<b>Elmore Leonard — author of Get Shorty, Out of Sight, and Rum Punch — died today.</b><p>What was it about his suspense thrillers that made them both popular …

Literally vs. Figuratively - Grammar Rules

<b>Q: I’ve been accused of misusing the word literally. Can you explain the correct usage? —M.M.</b><p>If you watch the TV show “Parks & Recreation,” you know …

What NOT to Post When Marketing Your Book - 8 Common Mistakes to Avoid

Have you heard of the popular TV show, “What Not to Wear”?<p>Well, in this blog post, I am not going to cover fashion, but instead I will be focusing on …

5 Ways to Write a Killer Plot Twist

I love plot twists. Mistaken identities, sneaky plans, sleight of hand—it’s all grand. Nothing makes me happier than a story that pulls the rug out …