If a book is "formulaic," meaning that the plot and characters are those that we've seen too many times before, chances are the reviews won't be stellar and sales will be dismal. Yet, because we are all exposed to the same stimuli, it's hard to think of new scenarios. One of the best ways to encourage your plot to soar into new directions is by ensuring that Read More
Editor vs Beta Reader
Editor vs Beta Reader...which one is better? For indie authors on a budget, it’s an important question. No doubt, a beta reader can save you money that you would spend on an editor, but a savvy writer knows that there’s a big difference between the two and your role in monitoring each one. If you are relying on beta readers to review your books prior to Read More
Big Brother of Ebooks?
For this edition of #MondayBlogs, I'm linking to a Huffington Post article that brings up the question of who is monitoring your ebook reads. Imagine a Big Brother of ebooks. The article paints a picture of corporate espionage, but it's not yet confirmed. So what do you think? Here's the link to the article, "Is Adobe's eBook Reader Spying on What You Read More