Worth repeating

I read all kinds of wonderful advice, sage words from wise writers, insightful comments from bloggers.

A good tip for making your writing more direct

Joynell Schultz has a great idea for cutting out words that make your writing less direct. She calls them filtering words. The method may be time consuming but it’s a smart idea. So is learning what these words are!

Publishing trends from 2016

Jane Friedman reports some interesting statistics about best sellers, digital book sales, self-publishing growth and Amazon.

How can your book make the New York Times Book Review?

Recently I came across a blogpost from Literary Hub that I found fascinating. Ever wonder how books are chosen for the New York Times Book Review? So did I. Here are 10 things you should know about the NYT Book Review.