Category Archives: writer resources

Writers! Grab Holly Lisle’s How To Write Short Stories course at her early bird price of $67. It will never be this low again.

I have bought many of Holly Lisle’s courses over the years–her short ones you can dive right into, and her bigger, more complicated classes–and I highly recommend them. Holly offers clear, detailed, truly helpful advice on writing fiction, and is … Continue reading

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The Setting Thesaurus Books Are Here: Help Becca And Angela Celebrate With Rock The Vault!

I love Angela Ackerman and Becca Puglisi’s thesaurus books for writers. I think they help us when we’re stuck, remind us to use all our senses and find just the right descriptions, and prompt us to dig digger. So I … Continue reading

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Need a boost in your writing or editing? Check out Holly Lisle’s books and courses.

If you’re looking for some good writing technique books or online courses, I highly recommend Holly Lisle’s books and courses. I have her Create a Character Clinic, Create a Plot Clinic, and How to Write Page-Turning Scenes, and I’m seriously … Continue reading

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Writers-Want To Grab Your Readers? Make Sure You Have Real Emotion. A Tool To Help You: The Emotion Thesaurus. (Review)

The Emotion Thesaurus: A Writer’s Guide To Character Expression Written by: Angela Ackerman and Becca Puglisi Published by: Create Space (print), and Amazon Indie (ebook) Date Published: May 2012 ISBN: 978-1475004953 For: Writers of all genres Digital review copy was … Continue reading

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Reading People – Books That Can Help You As A Writer

I’ve just ordered a book by face reader (or Face Pattern Recognition Expert) Naomi Tickle that I think will help me professionally as a writer, to make my characters even more believable, full, and complete, and also help me as … Continue reading

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SugarSync–5GB free to back up and synch your important files

WOW! I just found out about SugarSync, which gives you 5GB free storage and synch of your files, as opposed to DropBox’s 2GB (which I’ve been using). I just happily signed up for SugarSync, and wanted to let you all … Continue reading

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tool for authors to find out when you or your book is mentioned online

Authors–are you aware that you can get FREE email alerts when someone talks about you and your book online? Or just you as the author. You can find out when someone posts a review, an interview, etc by signing up … Continue reading

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new service for authors (and publishers) that takes down illegal copies of your book (for a fee)

There’s a new service called MUSO that takes down illegal copies of your books (well, you look at each copy to make sure it’s illegal, and can request the take downs and apparently they happen pretty fast). the link to … Continue reading

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write children’s/YA books & tweet?

Do you write children’s or YA books, and you’re on Twitter? If so, get your Twitter handle listed on http://ow.ly/ltpM. It’s one more resource to help people find you. Authors of adult fiction, non-fiction, etc are also listed.

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New book trailer business on the scene

Julie Schoerke, a fantastic independent book publicist, is expanding her company to create book trailers for authors. She’s teaming up with UcasTV to create professional-grade book trailers at affordable rates. A 90-second trailer like the one Julie created for Susan … Continue reading

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