Archive For August 29, 2016

Beta Reading

Beta Reading

Beta Reading Beta reading is both an art and a science, I feel. There are good ways to do it. And there are not so good ways. But as an independent writer, the best way to get beta readers to help you is to become a beta reader yourself. Here I’ll address common issues and…

Social Media and Writing Part 3

Social Media and Writing Part 3

Social Media Writing Part 3 Social Media Writing Part 3? Well, it’s more like┬áSocial Media and Writing Part 3. Good lord, I do write when I get going, eh? These posts are related to a Chuck Wendig post on these topics. When we last left, I was talking about some things not to do. Here…

Social Media and Writing Part 2

Social Media and Writing Part 2

Social Media Writing Part 2 Social Media Writing Part 2? Er, I mean┬áSocial Media and Writing, Part 2. More about the Chuck Wendig blog post, and my take on it all. Recap Let us return to our discussion. In the first part of this post, I talked about the current state of social media, more…

Social Media and Writing

Social Media and Writing

Social Media Writing Social media writing? No, I mean both of them. Not the combo. Social media and writing go together. Kind of. I read Chuck Wendig’s post on the two and I want to comment on it. Basic Info That Can Help Anyone (Really!) Let’s start with the basics. Social media will not save…

Reinvention

Reinvention

Reinvention Reinvention for fun and, hopefully, some profit? Moving Onward and Upward Reinvention is such a lonely word, isn’t it? We are so used to being one way, and the world is used to it, too. But then there we go, screwing it all up. I mean, changing it up. Oops, I mean, improving ourselves….

Color Theory, Part 4

Color Theory, Part 4

Color Theory, Part 4 If you are interested in creating your own covers, or if you are a part of selecting your cover in your published work, you need to understand color theory. What does it mean when you add blue to your cover? The basics Color theory is the associations and impressions we get…

Color Theory, Part 3

Color Theory, Part 3

Color Theory, Part 3 If you are interested in creating your own covers, or if you are a part of selecting your cover in your published work, you need to understand color theory. What happens when you select a cover color predominantly from the family of yellows? The basics of color theory, part 3 Color…

Color Theory, Part 2

Color Theory, Part 2

Color Theory, Part 2 If you are interested in creating your own covers, or if you are a part of selecting your cover in your published work, you need to understand color theory. The basics of color theory, part 2 Color theory is the associations and impressions we get when confronted with a certain color…

Color Theory

Color Theory

Color Theory If you are interested in creating your own covers, or if you are a part of selecting your cover in your published work, you need to understand something about color theory. The basics Color theory is the associations and impressions we get when confronted with a certain color or set of colors. Color…

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