Posted in May 2012

Free for promotion? No.

A lot of writers these days are offering their books for free as part of a promotional tool. What I see from this is a lot of books flying out the door, each one a lost sale. Yes, people have your book in their hands, but you may not even want your book in certain … Continue reading

Beware of ‘that’

On the subject of evil writing gremlins, beware of the word ‘that’. Now, sometimes, this word is needed in a sentence, most of the time, it is not. But this sneaky little gremlin isn’t happy only being used where its needed. So, it tries to insinuate itself into your writing, sneaking in when you aren’t looking … Continue reading