7 Writing Exercises and Prompts to Cure Writer’s Block

So, you think you have writer’s block? This can be cured by doing one or all of the writing exercises and prompts below. One of my favorite writing exercises is the Creative Copy Challenge. It’s a great way to ‘test’ out a story to see if it could become a #1 Best Selling novel or […]

June 2011 Writing Contests

If you have never entered a writing contest, you may want to try it. You never know who’ll read your poems, fiction, non-fiction, short stories, or screenplays. The fees are usually under $100 — some are free. Don’t let a fee of $10, $15, $25, or $50 hold you back. Think about it this way. […]

Use Facebook and Twitter to Develop Social Ties for Your Book or Film

I read an article in Daily Variety about filmmaker Richard Cunningham who created a “fictionalized” Twitter account for one of his character’s from his short film “Year Zero” which was featured at the Tribeca Film Festival. This isn’t a bad idea. If you wrote a book, screenplay, or teleplay, consider creating a Twitter account for […]

5 Reasons to Co-Author a Book

Like me, my sister has many writing ideas. However, she’s a bit shy about writing and is unsure about the entire book writing process. She has a great idea for a parenting book and since I own DEOR Consulting, a parent and teen life coaching, consulting, and educating company, I mentioned to her that we […]

7 Key Differences Between Rich and Poor Authors

Are you dreaming of becoming a published author? Do you want to become a rich or poor author? Do you know the difference? Many writers want to become published authors, but they don’t know how to become a rich and successful author. It’s fantastic if you visualize your book on the #1 Best Sellers List, […]