May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month! So to celebrate we have some AAPI reading recommendations for you! Also, if you want another way to celebrate, check out over 25 panels and events that I participated in as part of AAPI Book Month with Asian Author Alliance! Lalani of the Distant Sea When Lalani Sarita’s… Continue reading Book Recommendations for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month!
Hello Writer’s Block Party readers! Today we’re delighted to have Swati Teerdhala, author of THE TIGER AT MIDNIGHT and THE ARCHER AT DAWN, and a longtime friend of the WBP team, talk about personal finance for authors! Thanks for joining us Swati! I had been planning on writing this for awhile as personal finance has… Continue reading Guest Post: Personal Finance for Authors by Swati Teerdhala
This is a guest post written by Shveta Thakrar 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!… Continue reading Debut Author Survival Guide #3: Copy Edits
Why on earth do we torture ourselves with imposter syndrome? I’m going to be real, I have no idea what I had in mind way back when I volunteered to write about this topic. I should have written this then when I had it on my mind because now, it’s going to be a completely… Continue reading The Bad Place: Imposter Syndrome
UPDATE: See ALL of our CP Match Ups HERE! It’s a new year AND a new decade! Wheee! A great way to start a new year/decade is to take a step closer to your writing goals. And the best way to be a good writer is to…well it’s to write. second best way (that we… Continue reading Critique Partner Match Up 2020!
This is a visual representation of how I felt this past summer before my second book’s release. [If you’re wondering what I’m cooking, it’s ramen (*see Author’s note below). Because every person in my family must have their own pot of ramen]. This is what I call having “multiple pots on the stove,” which upon… Continue reading The Multiple Pots on the Stove Method
This post is part of our Pub Finance series where we talk about all things money and how it pertains to being a writer and author careers. You can find the other posts here. HOW DO AUTHORS MAKE MONEY? A MASTERPOST “By selling books, of course!” Yes, of course authors make money by selling books,… Continue reading Pub Finance #2: HOW DO AUTHORS MAKE MONEY? A MASTERPOST
WBP might have been on hiatus, but the ladies of WBP have been very busy all summer, so we thought we’d give you a “what we did on summer break” post including what we’ve been reading and loving! One of the biggest highlights for the whole group was definitely going on a writing retreat followed… Continue reading We’re Back + What we did on “Summer Break”
Your favorite girl gang is back ♠️ Indulge your vices in the City of Sin, where a sinister street war is brewing and fame is the deadliest killer of them all… On the quest to find her missing mother, prim and proper Enne Salta became reluctant allies with Levi Glaisyer, the city’s most famous con… Continue reading Happy Release Day to KING OF FOOLS + Roundup of WBP’s Inaugural Instahop
The goal of this series isn’t to tell anyone how an author-agent relationship should be, but rather to showcase the very wide range of experiences out there. Everyone wants and needs something different from their agent, and we hope that by reading the varied thought processes of our guest contributors, writers can begin to figure out… Continue reading Fantastic Agents & How to Find Them (7): Veteran Author