Tag: Round-Up Question of the Week

Round-Up Question of the Week: What is your favorite charitable cause?

Round-Up Question of the Week: What is your favorite charitable cause?

Last week we asked our community on Facebook to answer this question: What is your favorite charitable cause? Here’s what they had to say: Jen Doeden Weer: The Drawer’s mission is to provide warmth and dignity to the homeless and underprivileged through new socks and underwear. Both are among the most needed and the least […]

Round-Up Question of the Week: Which was Harder: Writing Your Book or Marketing Your Book?

Round-Up Question of the Week: Which was Harder: Writing Your Book or Marketing Your Book?

Last week we asked our community on Facebook to answer this question: Which was harder: writing your book or marketing your book? Here’s what they had to say: Rae Stonehouse: I’ve written five self-published, self-help books. I’m going to say that writing them was harder than marketing them, only because I didn’t do a good […]

Round-Up Question of the Week: For those who’ve self-published your books, what have been some of the pros and cons?

Round-Up Question of the Week: For those who’ve self-published your books, what have been some of the pros and cons?

Last week we asked our community on Facebook to answer this question: For those who’ve self-published your books, what have been some of the pros and cons? Here’s what they had to say: Joel D Canfield: The pros are the reason I do it: complete control. My editor and I make the final call on […]

Round-Up Question of the Week: For those who’ve been traditionally published, what have been some of the pros and cons?

Round-Up Question of the Week: For those who’ve been traditionally published, what have been some of the pros and cons?

Last week we asked our community on Facebook to answer this question: For those who’ve been traditionally published, what have been some of the pros and cons? Here’s what they had to say: Stephanie Chandler: Pros for me were bookstore placement, which mattered more years ago when most sales were still happening in stores. The cons: […]

Round-Up Question of the Week: If you were beginning your author career today, what would you do differently?

Round-Up Question of the Week: If you were beginning your author career today, what would you do differently?

Last week we asked our community on Facebook to answer this question: If you were beginning your author career today, what would you do differently? Here’s what they had to say: David Evans: When I first start writing, I had some good indications that writing was the thing I was good at, and should seriously […]

Round-Up Question of the Week: Who are your favorite nonfiction authors?

Round-Up Question of the Week: Who are your favorite nonfiction authors?

Last week we asked our community on Facebook to answer this question: Who are your favorite nonfiction authors? Here’s what they had to say: Phil Ross: Joseph Wambaugh and Michael Connelly, latter-day reincarnations of James Ellroy on the always weird L.A. cop beat. / PHIL ROSS, author of the BLUE HOMBRES trilogy on MLB Latino […]

Round-Up Question of the Week: What are your favorite podcasts and why?

Round-Up Question of the Week: What are your favorite podcasts and why?

Last week we asked our community on Facebook to answer this question: What are your favorite podcasts and why? Here’s what they had to say: Mike Loomis: Blake Atwood‘s  “All Apprentices” podcast for writers! allapprentices.com Joel D Canfield: Mark McGuinness’s 21st Century Creative, hands down. https://lateralaction.com/21stcenturycreative/ Each episode is long, at least an hour, because he dives deep. […]

Round-Up Question of the Week: What are your best productivity tips for writers?

Round-Up Question of the Week: What are your best productivity tips for writers?

Last week we asked our community on Facebook to answer this question: What are your best productivity tips for writers? Here’s what they had to say: Anne Janzer: My single best productivity tip is to divide writing into its different stages (research or freewriting, outlining, incubating, drafting, revision) so that you can approach each one […]

Round-Up Question of the Week: What are your favorite mobile apps?

Round-Up Question of the Week: What are your favorite mobile apps?

Last week we asked our community on Facebook to answer this question: What are your favorite mobile apps?  Here’s what they had to say: Pamela Cummins: Pinterest’s app has made my life easier! This app enables me to pin wherever I am, plus check if there are any inappropriate pins on my group board. Stephanie […]

Round-Up Question of the Week: What do you hope readers will gain from reading your book?

Round-Up Question of the Week: What do you hope readers will gain from reading your book?

This week we asked our community on Facebook to answer this question: What do you hope readers will gain from reading your book? Here’s what they had to say: David Evans: My book “ONE GOOD IDEA” provides some simple, fun ideas to help readers find that One Good Idea that they need. (One of the […]