Creating a Simple Writing Plan You Can Stick To

What’s the hardest part about writing? DOING IT! You can have…

How to Become Your Own Publisher: Why to Buy Your Own ISBN

So, I’m going to go ahead and come out with it: while I enjoy…

The Importance of Loving Your Book Idea

So often we hear the phrase "write what you know." I would…

14 Tips to Love Writing Again

When we think of writing, we often think of the sexy parts. The…

Three Really Good Reasons You’re Not Writing

Recently I was chatting with a new friend of mine, a teacher…

Why Protecting Your Book Idea is the Last Thing You Need to Worry About

Many new authors come to us very concerned about protecting their…

The Book Biz Part V: The Power of a High-Concept Hook

Hook you say? What's a hook? That, my would-be author friend,…

The Book Biz Part IV: Why "Platform" Is the Most Important Word in Publishing Today

If you are thinking of writing a book--but don't yet know what…

The Book Biz Part III: Self-Publishing for Beginners

Calling all would-be authors! Did you know that 76% of books…

The Book Biz Part II: The Who, What and How of Agents

One of the most common questions we get at kn literary arts is,…