Hiring An Editor | Should You Spend The Money?

You’ve slaved over your novel, and now you’re ready to send it out into the world. Should you consider hiring an editor, and if so, what kind? If your novel needs help with plot and characterization, hire a developmental editor. If you’re shaky on facts and need someone to check your dates, proper names, timeline, […]

Writing A Memoir Is Harder Than You Think

by Ronald E. Yates in For Memoir Writers

Writing a memoir is harder than you think. Even people who have lived interesting lives find it difficult to turn those lives into readable, compelling stories. That’s why many celebrities hire ghost writers or journalists to co-author their memoirs. This guest post is written by Ronald E. Yates, former Dean of the School of Journalism […]

Writing the Memoir (Part 1) | by Ronald E. Yates

by Ronald E. Yates in For Memoir Writers

I’m welcoming back Ronald E. Yates, author of Finding Billy Battles and The Improbable Journeys of Billy Battles. Ron is just completing the third book in the series,  and I can’t wait to find out how his remarkable hero’s life turns out. November 1, 2016 by Ronald E. Yates This week I am focusing on […]

Copyright-Free Photos for Your Blog

by Marylee MacDonald in For Writers Who Need Readers

Finding copyright-free photos proved to be one of my biggest challenges when I began this blog. Needless to say, I wanted photos that were properly lit, in focus, and the right size. In this post I’ll share information about where to find copyright-free photos and where to purchase photos if you’re in a pinch. If […]