Good morning and Merry Christmas, Story Empire readers! PH here again today with another author essentials post. Previous topics covered domain name creation, email address usage and establishing your website. Click on any of the links to catch up in the series and find out more about those author essentials. Today I wanted to cover … Continue reading Author Essentials Part 4: The Budget
Hello SErs. Harmony here. At the moment, I'm writing a trilogy, and I have a question about how you like for each book in a series to end. Cliffhanger or all tied off and settled? Or something in between? By cliffhanger, I don't mean that the main story arc and thread of the first book … Continue reading How do you like each book in a series to end?
Hey, SE Readers. Joan here today with a subject near and dear to our hearts. Writing. Okay, little joke there. If you weren’t interested in writing, you wouldn’t be reading this blog. We all know editing is a must when it comes to writing. First drafts suck. And we all want to make our stories … Continue reading Write Short, Edit Long / Write Long, Edit Short
Hello SErs. Harmony here for another Friday Writing Question. After years of reading books and enjoying so many different authors, I then began writing and publishing for myself. At some point, I re-read some of my old favourite books. And therein lies today's question ... Can you ignore technical issues in a novel if the … Continue reading Friday Writing Question
Hello SErs. Harmony here. It always saddens me beyond measure when I read that a fellow author has lost all their hard work due to a computer failure, lost laptop, or any number of other reasons. While I have an Airport Capsule attached to my Apple Mac, I also ensure that I back-up my work … Continue reading How to Back-up your Manuscript Easily and for Free