We’ve been in Burg Rappottenstein for a few days and we love it. It’s an enormous 12th century fortress; it’s comfortable and we’re all getting a lot of writing done. We’ll make a video soon and will share it with the #nanowrimo community, but for now here are some pictures and an introduction to my guests. Guestlist Jay ... Read More »
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RESULTS: The winner is Lauren Smith, who writes historical romance (and an upcoming dragon shifter). Thanks everyone for entering, I’ll link to your articles and try to drive some traffic. I plan to do more writing contests like this in the future! For the past 10 years I’ve been helping writers publish and promote their books. While I’m ... Read More »
For several years I’ve been thinking about holding writing retreats or author-training events in beautiful, inspiring locations around the world. Now that I’m finally finished with my PhD (wahoo!) I’m ready to get started. Ideally I would sell spaces and split amazing AirBnB rentals, to at least pay for my own costs -and I might do that later as well ... Read More »
One of the things authors always ask is “How can I find more time for my writing?” But what they mean is, “How can I just write all the time, write what I want, and not do any marketing?” The question usually comes up from either a long-term inability to finish their book; insecurity about which project they should be ... Read More »
How to run a successful million dollar Kickstarter campaign (an in-depth crowdfunding plan for a coworking space, that you can use to fund anything).
I’m reading “Go Bold” – which you should totally read – and it’s getting me excited about launching my Kickstarter campaign to buy a castle and use as the world’s best writer’s retreat and coworking space. It’s easier to do something huge and exciting than something medium sized. There is less competition. But raising a million dollars on Kickstarter or IndieGogo won’t ... Read More »