Top 10 Productivity Books For Ambitious Writers

The self-publishing business is all about speed of delivery and consistent quality. While the latter is open to interpretation, a speedy delivery is something quite tangible — and trainable. It’s very important to be able to write good books fast, and publish them on a consistent schedule. It offers you credibility, professionalism, and a steady increase in readers. AContinue reading “Top 10 Productivity Books For Ambitious Writers”

Organize your writing with spreadsheets + FREE TEMPLATE!

Now updated for 2017 & 2018! Scroll to the bottom of the post to download. I love spreadsheets. They’re the best and easiest way for me to keep my writing projects organized, keep track of my process and progress, and even edit the manuscript! I’ve talked plenty about my novel outlining process on this blog, and how it’sContinue reading “Organize your writing with spreadsheets + FREE TEMPLATE!”

The Power of MOMENTUM, and the Triple C Of Productivity

Over the past couple of months I’ve been neck deep in planning, drafting and editing book #2 in my Ascendancy Trilogy, and I’ve learned a great deal about writing productivity. And quite a bit about how perfectionism plays into—or rather against it. It’s no secret I have an issue with perfectionist thinking, as it’s one of theContinue reading “The Power of MOMENTUM, and the Triple C Of Productivity”

THE DEEP LINK is now FREE on Amazon for a very short time! + More good news!

Hey guys, My sci-fi novel THE DEEP LINK is available for FREE on all Amazon stores, from September 1st through 3rd! Grab your copy now & spread the word, and win my undying gratitude in form of rainbow-colored cookies raining from the sky! Not really. That would be horrible. Battered to death by cookies is no way to goContinue reading “THE DEEP LINK is now FREE on Amazon for a very short time! + More good news!”

How to format your novel for Smashwords

I assume you’re a well-informed, well-prepared author-publisher and have your novel parts in order (with front matter, biography, etc.), so I will only discuss the technical part here: formatting only. For tips on how to structure your manuscript for an optimal ebook experience, please consult Smashword’s very own tips, or the thousands of online articles on self-publishing floating on the web. Now let’s getContinue reading “How to format your novel for Smashwords”