Author career

Debut Author Survival Guide #4: The Author Newsletter

We have a larger post on promo and marketing coming, but I wanted to focus in on one particular strategy for marketing yourself as an author: the author newsletter.   The first question you might ask about starting an author newsletter is: do I need to start an author newsletter? The answer is a resounding… Continue reading Debut Author Survival Guide #4: The Author Newsletter

Author career · publishing

Debut Author Survival Guide #2: Deadlines

The Debut Author Survival Guide is a series that explains everything that happens between selling your book to publication day in an attempt to demystify the process of publishing your first novel (through a traditional publishing lens). Go HERE to see the rest of the series! Ah, deadlines. Loathe them, love them, fear them, need them–once you… Continue reading Debut Author Survival Guide #2: Deadlines

Feature

What We’re Reading: Pride Edition🏳️‍🌈

June is almost over, and we hope all you Writer’s Block Partiers had a wonderful Pride Month! Here are some of the books we’re reading in celebration: Kat Cho is reading Hurricane Child by Kheryn Callender Twelve-year-old Caroline is a Hurricane Child, born on Water Island during a storm. Coming into this world during a hurricane is unlucky,… Continue reading What We’re Reading: Pride Edition🏳️‍🌈

Author career · Feature · Interview · publishing

Pub Life #5: Knowledge is Power – Contracts & Rights

Through our Pub Life posts, Writer’s Block Party will be hosting guests and contributors who talk about their jobs within the publishing industry. There are many more career paths in publishing than a lot of people realize, and we’re so excited to spotlight a few of them for you guys! Today, we’re excited to share… Continue reading Pub Life #5: Knowledge is Power – Contracts & Rights