Writing holiday-themed books is each of our authors’ specialities, among other wonderful things. But how can you capture the spirit of the holidays in words? Do readers like holiday books? And which genres lend themselves to holiday writing? This and much more in this episode of The Writer’s Edge!
Let’s get down and dirty discussing indie and self-publishing vs. traditional publishing. This topic has been discussed often, but with how fast things move, there are always new developments, options, and strategies to discuss.
In the Halloween spirit? Travel back with us to Poe, Lovecraft, Lagosi, Price – we’re spanning writings and movies to explore horror history in a modern light. How much has changed for the better and for the worse? How do the classics impact books and movies today? Join us for a fun discussion.
The more books you publish, the more attention you receive from readers – that’s a fact. So how do you go about becoming a prolific author? And how often is too often to publish – or is there no such thing? Join us for secrets and strategies that could change your writing game.
Networking is one of the trickiest things for authors, especially with so many in person and online options. What are the best practices and what’s most worth your time? We’re joined by Creative Edge authors and the owner himself to share their unique experiences and tips!
There are loads of common writing questions whose answers overload the writing atmosphere. But what about the common ones you can’t find answers to? Or that are too hard to phrase to ask online? Fret no more! The experts are here to help. Bring your questions to the chat, and if there are loads of questions, we can do this more regularly!
Publicity and marketing are huge time wasters for writers, and many of us get frustrated by them. This month on The Writer’s Edge, we talk to authors currently represented by Creative Edge and discuss publicity, what to look for in a publicist, their most successful events, and much more!
Most of us know the basics of the author platform, but what about the ever-changing trends? This month on The Writer’s Edge, we discuss today’s social media strategy, which platforms are in and which are out, and how to leverage them with their specific limitations and advantages.
When prose is so popular – novels, fiction series, short stories – what part does poetry play? What can be accomplished with poetry as opposed to prose? This month we discuss poetry’s place in the modern, technology-driven world.
Series can be a distinct draw for readers, so how do you go about turning your single novel into a series? Should you? Join The Writer’s Edge in discussing all the ins and outs of creating a series – or an alternative to one.