Historical films can be a ‘powerful tool in the incitement of desire and the fantasy of history,’ inviting us to view the past from the safety of our living room.
Divide and Conquer They Have. What Comes Next?
They have taken advantage of your fear, heightened it, and then exploited it. But to admit that we’ve been fooled is to admit we’re wrong.
Want to Prepare for the Next Pandemic? Read These Five Books on Expertise
The rest of 2021 is shaping up to be a sequel to a movie that never should have been made in the first place: from the people who brought you Pandemic 2020 comes the smash hit sequel Pandemic 2021: Delta Variant. New CDC masking “guidelines” make me wonder about further restrictions, all from “the experts” who…
Write an Ending That’s Right for Your Book
On occasion, writers try too hard to write a twist at the ending of the book. It comes in the form of a cliffhanger or departs from the audience-capturing content already written in prior chapters. The important issue at hand is don’t. Forget the cliffhanger unless you’re planning a sequel, and forget the plot twist…
Struggling as an Author? Success Depends on Marketing More than Words
By Aral Bereux Publishing in a world today, where the market is saturated by wannabes and talent, is growing increasingly difficult. Navigating your way around the industry has never been more difficult, contrary to all the self-help blogs out there. Instead, the contemporary publishing industry is a diverse environment of complex trade sector trends and…
Can the Working Writer Be an Artist?
Writing for Money Can Ruin Your Reputation
5 Blog Writing Mistakes
Craft your articles carefully and audiences will engage.
10 Memorable Dystopian Quotes
Sometimes all you need are a few short sentences to summarise the current situation, or remind you of humanity’s fragility.
7 Tips for Millennials Who Want to Write a Book
Every generation faces unique challenges, especially now in the publishing space.
Are Books the New Business Card?
As the game gets harder, the expectations become higher.
How a Struggling Writer Paid Off $150,000 in Loans in 6 Years
Instead of sitting and waiting, watching her debt grow bigger, financial journalist Janet Alvarez decided to act.
The 4 Pillars of Good Writing
By Dan Sanchez How to “deschool” your writing. hich hard skill do recent college grads lack the most? In 2016, PayScale.com asked employers this question. The top response was “writing proficiency.” Wow. Our education system teaches few practical skills, but it does emphasize writing. So what gives? Incompetent teachers? Unteachable students? Actually, the problem for many college…