• #EthicalAuthor

    Do Author Ethics Matter? A Guest Post by Jane Steen

    Jane Steen, a member of the Facebook group, 10 Minute Novelists, shares with us today about good practices and ethical behavior for writers. This is an important issue for everyone who has published either traditionally or independently. Please read and consider carefully Jane’s thoughtful suggestions on ethics for authors.  Read the Ethical Author Code here A short history of how I came to draft the Ethical Author Code It started with a Facebook conversation between authors. Someone suggested a visibility tactic that involved, I think, upvoting your own book on a site. I can’t remember the specifics. But I do remember writing, “I don’t think that’s ethical.” Up to that point,…

  • Writer Swag

    #Top10Tuesday Awesome Writer Gifts To Give This Holiday Season

    Got a writer in your life? Don’t know what to buy them for the holidays? Here are 10 writing related gifts that I know I would LOVE to have.  (Send this link to anyone who’s shopping for you!) 1.  Your writer needs ideas! Make inspiration fun with a gift that everyone in your family can play! Give them this: 2. And if your budding writer only gets their best ideas in the shower, make it convenient to write them down! Buy them Aqua Notes – Waterproof Notepad! 3. And I don’t know much about this book, but it really look good! The 3 A.M. Epiphany: Uncommon Writing Exercises that Transform Your Fiction by Brian…