What makes a great novel that makes you want to read every book the author has ever written? That answer would be up for debate but I think it’s safe to say a killer plot twist can convince any reader to read more from that author. While plots twists aren’t a must-have when it comes to writing books, it can certainly make a book more interesting, so today I’m talking all about how you can add a plot twist to your novel with some simple foreshadowing tricks.
Today I’m teaming up with the wonderful Jenna Moreci for an original tag we’ve created all the 1 Minute Book Bragging Challenge! The challenge is to quiz another writer on their story. The quizzes writer must brag as much about their book as they can in 1 minute. Whoever answers the most questions win!
How should authors be using Twitter? I can tell you now that most authors use it incorrectly: promoting themselves and their books. While that’s great, people won’t follow you on Twitter unless you have something of value to add to the community. In this video I’m going to to talking about tips and tricks to create a strategist plan for organically growing your following on Twitter and finding loyal readers.
Looking for eager readers to read She’s Not Here and help promote the book before and after it is released October 2nd! Everyone on the team will be given a free ebook copy and will be expected to write a review, post on social media and get super excited about the book being released!
Not everyone will be chosen for the street team. Last day to apply will be August 15th
I teamed up with the amazing Kaila Walker for this weeks video to answer the question: why is vacation important for writers? Is there something behind traveling that opens up writer’s to a whole new world? Is vacation the magic cure to writer’s block? Well, maybe not, but there are benefits to taking the time to experience everything life has to offer.
Things are moving along for my third novel, She’s Not Here. For today’s video I’ve got some exciting updates! Want to be a part of the cover reveal? Sign up here! Have a small business that makes candles, bath bombs, bookmarks or anything else fun? Let me know and I’d love to collaborate! Contact me for business inquiries.
We’re talking about beta readers again! Last week’s video was all about how to find and choose beta readers, so this week is part 2 and I’m talking about how to work with your beta readers to improve your novel. This means taking their criticism, deciding what’s right and what’s not and ultimately getting your novel to the next level. Watch the video!
Learn how to find and choose beta readers: http://bit.ly/2LJBxv7
As an author, your biggest hope is to get a lot of book reviews, hopefully, five-star book reviews. But what do you do when those five-star reviews turn into three-star and maybe even one-star reviews? Well, that’s exactly what we’re going to be talking about in today’s video. Watch and if you have any other words of advice, leave them in the comments below!