Story Rubric and Nonfic Rubric

Writers, Ink Podcast: Episode 63 – A Manuscript Diagnostic Tool: Story Rubric and Nonfic Rubric

A Manuscript Diagnostic Tool: Story Rubric and Nonfic Rubric In this episode, J, J.D., and Zach talk about setting parameters for writing excellence using Story Rubric and Nonfic Rubric. Whether you’re traditionally published or indie, writing a good book is only the first step in becoming a successful author. The… 

Taking Risks to Pursue Your Dreams

Writers, Ink Podcast: Episode 62 – Taking Risks to Pursue Your Dreams with Lisa Gardner

Taking Risks to Pursue Your Dreams with Lisa Gardner Lisa Gardner is no stranger to taking calculated risks as a writer. From leaving high-paying jobs to constantly letting go of agents and switching publishers, she has always lived by the phrase: “If you really want to write, you’re going to… 

The Benefits of Writing in the Morning

Writers, Ink Podcast: Episode 61 – The Benefits of Writing in the Morning with H.M. Gooden

The Benefits of Writing in the Morning with H.M. Gooden As a mother of small children and a vivid lucid dreamer, H.M. Gooden needs to wake up early. Regardless, she knows early writing can be beneficial to many because morning-writers tend to self-edit less, their dreams and ideas are still… 

Overlooked Marketing Tips

Writers, Ink Podcast: Episode 60 – Overlooked Marketing Tips with International Thriller Writers’ Jeff Ayers

Overlooked Marketing Tips with International Thriller Writers’ Jeff Ayers ThrillerFest Co-Executive Director Jeff Ayers is dedicated to exposing authors to useful but commonly avoided marketing techniques. Through ThrillerFest, Jeff and others like him teach underappreciated skills like pitching a book to an agent, writing a query letter, and reflecting on…