Can you help me? My virtual book tour conundrum

Let’s put it out there. Brick-and-mortar book tours for indie authors (without a massive grassroots following) can be a waste of time. Say you can carry an event crowd-wise. Most stores want around 55% of your retail price. They ring the register, keep your money, and cut you a 45% check 30 days later. UnlessContinue reading “Can you help me? My virtual book tour conundrum”

Write compelling fiction with hooking, tension, and nukes

As an author, you want to write a page-turner: fiction so compelling that the reader ignores sleep, eating, etc. to read what you have to say. How do you do that? It starts with hooking your reader in 1,500 words or less, or about the first five pages. You must get the reader to quicklyContinue reading “Write compelling fiction with hooking, tension, and nukes”