Stay tuned for the Love/Hate Tag! But first, we have some things to announce about the #AuthorTubeWriteIn. As many of your know, I team up with Natalia Leigh and Brooke Passmore once a month to do live write ins on our YouTube channels. For the month of October we’re going to have a special Halloween edition and we’ll be dressing up and we hope you do too! Take a selfie of you in your costume on share it on social media using #AuthorTubeWriteIn.
This video is so important for a few reasons. A lot of people have been putting pressure on themselves to do more and more and be as productive as possible. As writers, this means we need to write more. But the truth is, writers don’t need to write for hours a day, or even every day. In this video we’re going raw and uncut to see just how much the writers from the Wander Writer’s Retreat actually write.
I’ve been meaning to do this tag for the longest time! The writing community is such a positive force and always pushes me to do better, so I’m so happy that Brittany Wang and Peggy Spencer created this tag!
The hardest part about writing a novel is usually the first draft. If you’re a pantser, like myself, you tend to make it up as you go, but if you’re a plotting, like my dear friend Brittany Wang, you’re going to spend awhile plotting out your novel to discover what the story is going to be.
When people consider self-publishing their novel, one of the first questions they ask is how much is it going to cost? After all, one of the reasons we publish our work is in hopes that we’ll make money off of it, right?
One thing I’ve learned about self-publishing over the years is that to make money off your books, you first have to invest into your books. So with today’s video, I’m talking about what I spent to self-publish my third novel, She’s Not Here.
We are two days until the release of She’s Not Here!
I’ve been dying to share this video with all of you! One of my favorite beghind-the-scenes things is seeing how a book cover was designed step-by-step, so that’s exactly what I’m showing you for my own novel!
Whenever someone here’s the concept behind She’s Not Here, usually one of the first questions is, where did you get the idea for the story? Normally, the inspiration behind my novels is pretty simple, but things were different for this book. She’s Not Here came from a deeply personal place, so I wanted to create a tag video so I could talk about it and also allow other writers to talk about what inspired their story.
It’s always so exciting when you finish writing your book, but the next step after writing the book is deciding how you want to publish it. Should you try tradition publishing, or dive into the world of self-publishing? Both have their pros and cons, and today’s I’m going to be talk specifically what I think are the pros and cons to self-publishing.