How many rewrites of their Book should an Author do?

2 to 4 rewrites is the ideal number At that point you will hit the wall of diminishing returns, and should hand it over to a good professional editor Note: Depending on your book category/genre, you might want to do 1 or 2 more rewrites (i.e. a total of 3 to 6 rewrites) BEFORE handing it over to your editor. Certain genres like Historical Fiction have very little tolerance for errors (especially...

Why a Digital Recorder can be an invaluable Tool in every Author’s Toolbox

A Digital Recorder is invaluable for each of the 3 Core Skills an Author must master (or at least get decently good in 1 of the 3 and master the other 2) A Digital Recorder as an Invaluable Tool when Finding the Right Market (Knowing What to Write) When finding The Right Market You need to take everything you have researched, distill it in your head, and come up with a list of the best markets...

Should you use a Digital Recorder?

What is a Digital Recorder? A Digital Recorder is an electronic device that lets you Record Voice Notes Play Them Back (in some cases) Edit Them Transfer your Notes to a USB stick or a computer (in some cases) Do additional functions such as email straight from the device using WiFi It's basically a small electronic device with some storage to keep your notes, a speaker to play voice notes to...

Do Authors need Story Development Tools?

Yes and No Authors who don't need Story Development Tools The following sets of Authors don't need Story Development Tools A small percentage of authors who can keep everything in their head, and still keep it all straight Authors writing in very specific niches where stories are almost always quite straightforward Authors writing novels that don't have complicated stories A small percentage of...

What is the Best Phone for an Author to get?

Short Answer: The Best Phone an Author can get is The Best iPhone model they can afford Figure out your Budget. Get the best iPhone Model you can afford Longer Answer: Just read through the entire post What do we mean by Best Phone for an Author to get? A phone is a critical tool in your Tool Box. It can greatly help your career as an author. It should cover the following functions very well...