Archive for the ‘Writing’ Category


Who earns more money per day from Amazon bestsellers, traditionally published authors or self-published?

@ 12:42 AM on December 13, 2018

Copy editors, dictionary officials and language experts seem to be coming around to using the gender-neutral ‘they’ in the singular, instead of ‘he or she.’ Writing AmWriting


What motivates kids 6-17 to read pbooks and ebooks?

@ 4:05 PM on December 12, 2018

Copy editors, dictionary officials and language experts seem to be coming around to using the gender-neutral ‘they’ in the singular, instead of ‘he or she.’ Writing AmWriting


Count Characters and Words within Selected Text with Keyboard Maestro

@ 5:08 AM on November 24, 2018

A simple Keyboard Maestro macro to display the character count and word count of selected text anywhere and everywhere on your Mac. For professional and amateur writers, copywriters, journalists, and many others.
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How to Request Permission for a Quote or Song Lyrics to Use In Your Book

@ 4:37 PM on August 20, 2018

Before an author can include song lyrics or a quote from a film in her book, she needs to get permission from the rights holder. Writing AmWriting


How to Build a Mailing List That Actually Buys Your Books

@ 1:51 AM on July 6, 2018

The most important piece of your book distribution network is a mailing list of people who will actually buy your books. Anyone can build a mailing list, and it’s not that hard once you apply yourself to the task. But how do you find people who will a…


Editing Clauses in Publishing Contracts: How to Protect Yourself

@ 3:54 PM on June 28, 2018

Writers, on the other hand, need assurance that they will be a partner in the editing process, and that their work won’t be changed in major ways without their permission. Writing AmWriting


How to Know Your Book’s Cover Needs a Redesign

@ 12:58 PM on June 9, 2018

How can you know which of the covers in your backlist need to be redesigned? And how will you know if a new version of the cover will perform better? Writing AmWriting selfpub epub


We need to be inspired by this man and form roving gangs of grammar vigilantes.

@ 4:03 PM on April 9, 2018


How I Tricked Myself Into Reading More Books

@ 3:49 PM on April 2, 2018


Do parents prefer print or digital books for their children and young adults?

@ 3:03 AM on February 26, 2018

Copy editors, dictionary officials and language experts seem to be coming around to using the gender-neutral ‘they’ in the singular, instead of ‘he or she.’ Writing AmWriting