Don’t Be The Ol’ Gil of Social Media, by Clare Dugmore
If you’ve watched The Simpsons you’ll be familiar with the character Gil Gunderson, a down on his luck salesman who is always trying to get the Simpson family to buy his latest product. Normally by shoving it down their throats or desperately begging and pleading. If you’re an author on social media, you don’t want […]
Who’s Talking Now? A Brief Look at Points of View in Literature, by Nikki Tetreault
Most people read about point of view (also known as narrative) in English class, where certain terms and definitions swirl around in their minds: first person, third person, second person, third-person limited, limited-omniscient…and the list goes on. This post is not about my knowledge of these terms and definitions and how to use them – I […]
6 QUALITIES EVERY AUTHOR NEEDS TO SURVIVE, by Nikki Tetreault
1) Perseverance If you don’t have perseverance, the chances of you making it in the publishing industry are slim to none (period). Very, very rarely (if ever) does an author write a novel, have their first submission be accepted, publish, and immediately become a best selling author. Usually, an author submits queries to dozens of […]