Is Your Book Cover Doing Its Job?

Is Your Book Cover Doing Its Job?

Your book cover has one purpose: to get a potential buyer to pick up the book. Even if they decide not to purchase it, the cover has done its job if it made someone curious enough to look closer—to read the synopsis, flip through the pages or read reviews. So how do...
How is Your Writing Changing the World?

How is Your Writing Changing the World?

Authors have a tendency to be myopic. For all the energy we place into writing imaginative prose, we generally don’t extend that imagination to our own careers. We think in terms of a three- to six-month book launch or perhaps, if we’re playing the long game, we give...
Characters That Make a Difference

Characters That Make a Difference

There are numerous ways to go about writing a book that makes a difference. One way is to show a set of circumstances through the eyes of the characters, and one compelling way to accomplish that is through their jobs. Below are a few ideas; I’d love to hear yours!...