Character Worksheet: How to Develop a Character

In today’s video, Jess Michaels answers the question, “How do you develop a character for your book? The video is located here: Jess mentions the following character sheet in the video.  Enjoy!

What Should You Look for in a Literary Agent?

So. you’ve decided to try the traditional route and were convinced by yesterday’s post that an agent would be helpful. In today’s video, I asked my wife (Jess Michaels) What to look for in an agent. Yes, we are in bathrobes in our room on the cruise ship, but it’s still good information if you’re […]

What is a Writer’s Retreat?

I’m sure you’ve seen one or two tweets about my vacation over the last week. Sorry to say that I’m way behind on blog posts and showing more of my my super secret Facebook marketing strategy. However, I promise that I’ll do the first big post in the next week or so – once I […]

Building your infrastructure.

The Online / Web Infrastructure You Need for a New Book Launch

Infrastructure. I say this word A LOT.  Why haven’t I really tried to drive traffic to my Facebook page yet? Yes, I don’t have a deadline (and I don’t have a book I’m trying to promote), but the big answer is that I still don’t have all the pieces in place to maximize my number […]