Hello to all the Story Empire readers, PH here today. I hope everyone had a good Father's Day weekend and good time spent with family. If you've tried running a newsletter, you may have sent out a message and looked at the results, hoping for lots of opens and clicks in your statics. Instead, you … Continue reading How You Can Improve Newsletter Results
Hello SErs. Harmony here. My current WIP is the first time I've written first draft without doing any editing. None at all. At first, I found it tough. But by now, having reached near the end, I've seen how useful it can be ... even a life saver. Early on, a character called Jenny popped … Continue reading Careful Who You Kill
Hello SErs. Harmony here. Happy Friday 🙂 Before I get to today's question, I want to tell you a joke (yeah, sorry about this) ... A guy brings a squirrel into a bar and sets the cage down. The bartender says, 'What's that?' 'A mystery writer.' 'What? That looks like a squirrel.' 'Yeah,' the guys … Continue reading Friday Writing Question: Where do You Start?
Hello SErs. Harmony here. Have any of you heard of a walled garden for fiction? I hadn't until last year. And once I saw it in one place, I came across it in a whole load of other places. Other names it goes by are Magic Garden and Secret Garden. With my current WIP, I … Continue reading Your Magic Garden
Happy President's Day to all the Story Empire readers! Best wishes to everyone and enjoy the day if you have time off. Being a writer is lonely and being a self-published author can be trying to the nerves as you constantly juggle writing, publishing and marketing. The latter can challenge even the most stouthearted among … Continue reading How You Can Grow with Self-Publishing