Are you a pantser or a plotter? I know, the question whether outlining a novel is good or bad comes out a lot in the writing/publishing world. Whatever the case, you’re in good company. Stephen King famously declared he is a pantser, while J. K. Rowling writes pages upon pages of outlines. In this post, we’ll […]There's more!
How can you measure progress if you don’t track it? That’s one of the mantras we writers should live by. But what exactly is progress? Sales, sure, but before that comes our daily output of words. You’ve heard all the gurus suggest you should write every day, and I second that suggestion. However, especially for part-time […]There's more!
The way we consume books may have changed greatly over the last decade, but a great book is still a great book, no matter which way you analyse it. As a writer, I always aim for greatness. But a potential reader may never see that clever turn of phrase on page 200 if I don’t […]There's more!
Guest Post by the great Nick Weisenberger Brian’s Notes Where most authors are writing their books in Microsoft Word, Scrivener, or Pages for Mac, Nick Weisenberger has been using Microsoft Excel. As soon as I heard about Nick’s unique process, I wanted you to be the first to know. Check the bottom of the post […]There's more!