88 Predictions for Publishing in 2016

It is my custom each New Year to make as many predictions as I can for the coming year, as it pertains to the publishing industry. I do this to try and beat my competition to the coming trends, then … Please enjoy the full article

Government Types for Fantasy and Science Fiction

Big Brother is watching you!

I keep a list of government types, for inspiration in creating settings in the role-playing games I run and the settings for my fiction. It is very useful, especially in the genres of science fiction and fantasy, where exotic locations … Please enjoy the full article

Change Will Scare Your Readers Away

The Book Marketing Tip for November 24, 2012: Consistency and integrity of an author’s brand is crucial to her success. Changing gears is highly risky. Don’t confuse your branded identity as an author with the author you are in real … Please enjoy the full article

Book Marketing Tip for Sept. 21, 2012

Today’s #BookMarket Tip: Monetize your “content” by exercising, licensing or re-purposing as many rights as you can. Monetize your blog, too. The reason I think writing is a great business model is that you create once and publish forever. Most … Please enjoy the full article

Book Marketing Tip for Sept. 20, 2012

Today’s #BookMarket Tip: Writing quality is more important than marketing tricks. Run your books or your blog through experts before publication. Readers buy books primarily based on recommendations, word of mouth, and a sense of buzz in the general community. … Please enjoy the full article