Hi, SE'ers. It's Jan Sikes here with you today. You can ask any author anywhere and most likely, you're going to get a grimace when you mention the word marketing. We are writers. Writing is a solitary profession. So, it is not easy to step out of our comfort zones and launch into marketing our … Continue reading Every Author’s Four-Letter Word #Mktg
Hi SEers. John here with you again. I hope you all had a great weekend and are looking forward to the week. Okay, I know that sounded a little bit desperate but having a post responsibility on a Monday is a little like doing stand-up comedy at an 8:00 AM session of a funeral … Continue reading Writing Motivation Killers Are Out There – Let’s Discuss Three of Them
Hi SEers! Denise here to talk about all the parts that go into creating a book, thanks to a question I was asked. I have my six-year-old granddaughter twice a week when she gets out of kindergarten. So, we spend the day doing projects, homework, or finding new ways to look at life. One of … Continue reading WRITING AND PUZZLES
Hi SErs! Harmony here 🙂 Today, I'd like to take another look at dialogue. Because this is such a large topic, I have spread the topic over a few posts. As the post title suggests, we'll look at 'tags and beats' around dialogue today.
Story Empire is growing! Today we have the pleasure of introducing our ninth and newest member, so we're once again rolling out the red carpet. Hey, SE Readers. Joan with you. Jan Sikes is an award-winning author of biographical fiction, poetry, short stories, and paranormal romance. She's also a music lover (a woman after my … Continue reading Welcome, Jan!