How to Pick a Story Idea

So, you've already got loads of ideas, you're super pumped to write...But, which one? Many writers struggle to choose between their ideas, and then end up writing nothing at all! It's important to choose and get writing, so here are three questions to help you out! What's the Most Developed? Take a look at your... Continue Reading →

What Should I Write About?

A lot of people struggle with this. I have the drive to write, I've learned a bunch of writing techniques, I've made room in my schedule...But what should I write about? Getting a story idea is kind of important for writing a story, so I'm here to give you 5 tips for coming up with... Continue Reading →

How to Pick an Editor

After you've worked with beta readers, self-edited, and done the best you can with your manuscript, it's time to get a professional to help you. Editing is a tough, undesirable process, but one we must all go through if we want our books to be the best they can be. Choosing a good editor can... Continue Reading →

How to Pick a Cover Designer

Hey, everybody! On Tuesday I did the exciting cover reveal for OUTLIERS, so today we're talking about cover designers! This will mostly apply to self-publishers, as traditional publishers will design a cover for you. Let's get to it! Do You Really Need to Hire Somebody? YES. Unless you are a professional graphic designer and understand... Continue Reading →

Picking A Title For Your Novel

The title is one of the most crucial things to your book's success. It can draw readers in, or send them away, so it's important you choose it carefully. These are the things to keep in mind when deciding the title of your book--the things I most considered when choosing the title for my novel,¬†Outliers.... Continue Reading →

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