Write Cute: Speed Networking for Authors

Never write alone! You’ve been told you need to have a writing community, and the value of accountability – blah, blah, blah. But who has the time? And how do you meet other writers anyway? Should you stay in your genre, or work with those outside your lane?...

Navigating the Wilds of Book Promotion

Between Amazon ads, social media, podcasts and a trillion review sites, it can be overwhelming what to do or where to start. Here, we discuss some good strategies for planning and executing your PR plan.

Author Ecosystems: A New Paradigm for Careerbuilding

So many books, articles, courses, and videos about “Building a Successful Writing Career” all seem to say “write only what’s hot on the market right now, write series not standalone novels, publish fast, and shift to the next trend as soon as...

It Takes a Village to Raise a Writer

Writers practice their craft in different ways. Some toil in dark garrets, some work in airy coffee shops or on their commute. The best writers join a community of like-minded friends for inspiration, critique, help, and camaraderie. In this sessions, Nic Nelson,...

Short Story Craft and Marketing

Short stories can be a great way to break into writing. We’ll cover the unique challenges of crafting a short story and, if we have time, ideas for getting them published too.