My Favorite Stephen King Novels, Part 1 – The Honorable Mentions

You didn’t think I was going to start with #1, did you?  A countdown is all about getting there!  We’ll begin with the better-than-average  novels that didn’t quite crack the Top 1o, in no particular order. The Dark Half (1989) Like all the better Stephen King novels, this one’s on the shorter side.  Thad Beaumont [...]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

How-To Guides for Making Social Media Work

Social media can be daunting, particularly if you’re no longer a teenager.  Nevertheless, it can be a tremendous tool for the first-time entrepreneur, small business person, or fledgling self-published author.  The problem is that the internet can provide an avalanche of information, but finding a really good comprehensive how-to guide on anything can be difficult.  [...]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

3 Ways To Improve Your 2nd Draft

Whether you’re an experienced writer or a neophyte, revision is always a challenge. Writers with book contacts have access to professional editors when they polish their drafts, but how is an indie writer supposed to revise his or her own work? It all comes down to combing through a manuscript with a few editorial principles [...]

Read full story Comments { 0 }