Author Horoscope: Scorpio

If you're an author with a birthday between October 23 and November 22nd, then you are intense, courageous, and have a shrilling imagination. You are a seeker of idealism and never write a story without giving it everything that you have. Your best characters are detectives, or stories that revolve around solving an investigative mystery. Your main characters have terrific gut instincts, ambition, and a strong urge to discover the truth, not … [Read more...]

Author Horoscope: Sagittarius

If you are an author with a birthday between November 23rd and December 22nd, you are confident, adventurous, and straightforward with your writing. All this makes you the perfect author since you explore what others may avoid. You love creating new characters that have enthusiasm for traveling and are searching for the true meaning of life. This allows you as a writer to explore humanity at its deepest level and really understand the … [Read more...]

Reader Avenue

Located on Reader Avenue are 10 buildings with 10 floors in each building. Authors from all over the world come to Reader Avenue and promote their books at all 10 buildings and on as many floors of each building as possible. You don’t want to be left out, so you hurry to Reader Avenue with bookmarks and flyers, anxious to start your marketing campaign. However when you arrive at Reader Avenue you notice that there are thousands of authors who … [Read more...]

110 Tips for Authors: 41-50

Do you need tips or advice on improving your author career? 41: Become a brand. This includes all your identifying marks which is your writing style, your philosophy, your approach, and your gift to others. It’s a way for people to take one glance in your direction and know exactly who you are. 42: Say “no” to others and focus on your author career. You will begin to lose friends as you plunge deeper into writing books, but you only have so … [Read more...]

AUTHORS: Where is your money spent?

K.M. Weiland asked authors where they spend the most amount of money. Here are some of the more popular answers: “Reading fiction and non-fiction books.” “Publishing.” “Classes/Training/Schooling” “Publishing/Writing magazines.” “Writing supplies/laptop.” “Writing software/writing apps.” “Travel.” I was extremely happy to see that “reading” was the most popular answer. If you don’t read good books, bad books, fiction … [Read more...]