The Bottom Line with Rebecca: Self-Publishing

There are many self-publishing platforms to choose from. How do you know which one will serve you best? Research the various platforms and select the one that resonates with you. Check these publishers out: CreateSpace, Lulu, Authorhouse, Balboa Press, and others. Self-publishing takes commitment. Are you ready for it? If you are then get ready […]

Freelance Writers Be like Santa Claus and Check the Facts Twice

The journalists at the The NY Times are revered as some of the best journalists in the world. However, in a recent article about a ‘whiteout’ at the Academy Awards, it’s believed they misrepresented how many African Americans won an Oscar. Barbara Walters brought this up on the February 14, 2011 episode of The View […]

Do You Have a Blog for Your Author Website?

If you don’t know what a blog is then you must not be ready to embrace technology. A blog is short for web log. It started out as an online diary; however, businesses, artists, musicians, and professionals began to implement it as part of their marketing strategy. If you have an author website, you may […]

How Writing about Loss Can Help You and Others

Did you lose your mom or dad at an early age? Did your best friend die suddenly in a car accident? Writing about loss can be therapeutic. You’ll purge and release your feelings from your mind, body, and spirit. Keeping all of that emotion inside isn’t good for your health. Your book could create a […]

Savvy-Writer’s Interview with Jeff Herman

As promised, here’s the interview with Jeff Herman, author of Jeff Herman’s Guide to Book Publishers, Editors, and Literary Agents 2011, 21E: Who They Are! What They Want! How to Win Them Over! (Jeff Herman’s Guide … Editors, Publishers, and Literary Agents). This comprehensive book is a dream come true for writers that want to […]