Sunday 29 November 2015

More #Writing & #BookMarketing Tips

While this blog is a portal for Hornsea Writers, as well as ploughing on with their works-in-progress, individual members continue to do their thing on their own websites.

How to handle Twitter image sizing?
Stuart Aken has available No 15 of his grammar and word choice tips Cut the Fat: Make Your Writing Lean - this time highlighting how empty phrases and repeats can be overlooked.

Linda Acaster has uploaded the second in her series E-Book Marketing Doldrums? Her attention turns to Twitter - how to come to grips with scheduling, using images, and choosing hashtags.

Sunday 22 November 2015

#eBook Marketing Doldrums?

Lone indie author or within a publishing house's stable, authors have to promote their own titles and market their own brand-names. Pick up a pen and it comes with the territory. 

It is also easy to take one's eye from the bouncing ball. Let's be honest, life happens. 

After an unexpected lay-off, Linda Acaster is ready to upload a Supernatural Suspense... into a bit of a vacuum. Join her on her website as she considers the dilemma, and plans her way to a resolution.

Friday 6 November 2015

Short of Success?

Stuart Aken, who recently had a short story competition entry shortlisted and published in the winners’ anthology, writes about the benefits of entering writing contests. Short fiction is popular with readers, but almost impossible to have published. The contest route can be a way of gaining recognition and publication. You’ll find his post on the subject if you click this link.
The relevance of the picture of the Humber Bridge will become clear when you read to the end of the post and click on the final link there!