Write To Market: Deliver a Book That Sells

The inventory at Kindle Unlimited continues to grow and I’m glad I splurged at the beginning and paid for a discounted bulk annual price.  Chris Fox is a new favorite of mine and this book is no exception.  He has a direct informative style that I really appreciate.  I’ve got a dayjob, I’ve got kids, […]

Writing a Fight Scene? Get it Right.

Write The Fight Right by Alan Baxter Who doesn’t love a little hand to hand combat? Problem is, if you’re not a brawler yourself, you could spend hours watching and re-watching television and movie fight scenes but still have difficulty describing it when it comes time to write your own. That’s where this little gem […]

You Are a Writer (So Start Acting Like One)

You Are a Writer By: Jeff Goins I’ve raved about Kindle Unlimited before and yet again, I find it yields a treasure trove of good non-fiction resources.  Jeff Goins has a massive following for his blog and I actually had no idea who he was, except that people on other podcasts would talk about him. […]

2K to 10K: Writing Faster (MORE WORDS, YO!)

2K to 10K: Writing Faster, Writing Better, and Writing More of What You Love By Rachel Aaron This is perhaps one of the most useful writing books I’ve come across so far. It is a very practical handbook, with some of the suggestions sounding so obvious that you feel ridiculous for not having done it […]

Big Magic – A Book for Creatives

Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert I am a big fan of audio books.  It’s great for not only the commute, but also long walks in the evening.  Though I wasn’t the biggest fan of Eat, Pray, Love, I stumbled upon this gem and I recommend it highly. If you don’t have an Audible account yet, […]

NO PLOT? NO PROBLEM! Review

No Plot? No Problem! Author: Chris Baty This little book is a powerful tool to help frustrated writers get past their perfectionistic, procrastinating tendencies using a secret weapon that works on most of us in our adult professional lives, a deadline.  If only we were 5, it would be candy… But for all too serious […]

Your First 1000 Copies Review

Your First 1000 Copies: The Step-by-Step Guide to Marketing Your Book Author: Tim Grahl Length: Compact, quick read but bonus content available online If there were a theme to Tim Grahl’s book, Your First 1000 Copies, it might be “There is No Easy Button.” Either that or, “Slow and Steady Wins the Day.”   This […]

How To Write a Novella in 24 Hours Review

How to Write a Novella in 24 Hours Author: Andrew Mayne Length: Short I am a subscriber to Kindle Unlimited.  As a result, since I read on a Kindle, I have no idea the page length of the book.  I read a lot of non-fiction, probably a dozen a month either actually reading or listening […]