If you have started to build your following, CONGRATULATIONS!! We all know that finding your audience is tough, but hopefully, I have given you some tips and advice on our Write Better Author Smarter Facebook group that have helped. Now, you have to find out what your followers/readers want! This isn't as daunting as people think. I have one word for you...Analytics. Analytics is basically information accumulated by each website, whether it's a selling platform, social media
Discover the book world and publishing industry through the eyes of Trident media group chairman and top literary agent, Robert Gottlieb, Live on The Witty Writers Show, September 23rd at 1 pm PDT. With over 40 years of experience, Robert Gottlieb knows all the in's and out's of the publishing world. We are so lucky to be able to chat with him LIVE and ask him our burning questions! For more than ten consecutive years, Trident Media Group continues to rank number one for sal
You've heard me mention enemy words. Well, here is one of the worst enemy words for writers...VERY, lol. It's one of those words that is VERY annoying to many readers. Here are some alternatives to use. (Make sure you keep your enemy word list and check it often when you are editing. Very noisy- deafening-booming-earsplitting. Very often-frequently-regularly-routinely-repeatedly. Very old-ancient-elderly-decrepit. Very old fashioned-archaic-traditional-antique-vintage-retro.
Yesterday, I had a fantastic chat with USA TODAY journalist, Terry Collins about.... Are we looking at the end of virtual social hours and what will become of our new connected-connections and other online activities that have kept us sane and working during the pandemic? Do we continue to use our new skills and connections or do we keep making use of them with us as we continue through COVID era? My reply to Terry! We should continue to use our new skills and connections, an
What a fantastic interview with top literary agent, Mark Gottlieb from Trident Media Group on The Witty Writers Show. On Monday June 21 st, I was delighted to have as my guest, a fan of The Witty Writers Show, top literary agent, Mark Gottlieb, from Trident Media Group. It was a pleasure to chat with Mark about the publishing world, the pitfalls of querying a manuscript, and how the book business is ever-changing. Mark was open with his views on the publishing business and he