Archive for October, 2011

Video tutorial: Choose the right protagonist

This short introduction to character will help you make smart, strategic choices about who gets the starring role in your novel. It’s a tutorial based on an important concept discussed in my writing guide, The Editor’s Lexicon: Essential Writing Terms for Novelists.

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Social Media for Authors: Week 4 of 4

This is the final of a four-part series of class notes from the Social Media Bootcamp course, whose lessons I’ve adapted for authors. Whether self-published or traditionally so, you will be responsible for your own promotion, and this course has been an invaluable resource on how to use the Internet’s no-cost social media networks wisely–in other words, (1) without mindless…

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