CreateSpace’s secret menu: Hardcover

Original article posted on: http://shawnebell.com/createspaces-secret-hardover-option/ Thank you Shawn for the great article to share with the world! ——————- A lot of indie authors tend to be disheartened when fans or family members ask for a hardcover of their book and they have to tell them this isn’t an option with their distributor–CreateSpace. What if I was to[…]

5 Love Languages of a Writer

You might be familiar with Gary Chapman’s 5 Love Languages. The idea is that everyone can learn to speak(do) all of them, usually, but personally have one that’s dominant. And that is the way you most feel loved and give love. The five choices for love languages are: – Quality Time – Acts of Service –[…]

The Teachable Spirit and the Writer

As a mom and homeschool teacher, I’m always on the word “teachable spirit” with my kids. When they are being obstinate or rude or just not listening, I have found myself saying, “Where is your teachable spirit?”So what does it mean to have a teachable spirit and how does it relate to writing? Oh boy,[…]

Writing Update

Ahhh, it’s been a couple weeks. It’s totally time for some writer accountability, don’t-cha-think? Pieces of Me – I’m excited to announce that after much thought and prodding from my beta readers, I’ve decided to pitch Pieces of Me to the big 6 5! Well really, an agent first then the big six. So look[…]