7 Book-Selling Tips from “Used Cars”

Used Cars is one of the funniest movies I’ve ever seen. Kurt Russell plays a slick salesman who would do anything to sell a car. To sell our books, we won’t go to the lengths that Kurt did, but he had the principles of selling down well -- to a hilarious extent. I used Kurt’s … Continue reading 7 Book-Selling Tips from “Used Cars”

Book Cover Design: Step by Step

My second novel is finished and back from the editor.  It's time to create an eye-catching cover that will make a reader click on the e-book or entice a book store customer take a copy to the cashier. I'm learning step by step. Each cover gets a bit easier and a bit more involved. For … Continue reading Book Cover Design: Step by Step

How an Unknown Writer Landed a Big Publisher. Artis Henderson

I know Artis Henderson only as one of a hundred other writers who are members of the Gulf Coast Writers Association. Her readings have been lyrical and personal. Thirty-ish, she is a youngster among the retirees who come to Florida, find time on their hands, and turn to writing mysteries, children’s books, poetry, non-fiction, and … Continue reading How an Unknown Writer Landed a Big Publisher. Artis Henderson