Monthly Archives: January 2014

Getting Started with Writing

Every person potential has a book inside them just waiting to burst out.  Think of your own life experiences. What have you seen heart, learned, experienced that others have not? What dreams or ideas have you had throughout your life? … Continue reading

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Florida Authors and Publishers Association SPRING CONFERENCE – March 8, 2014

Mark your calendar for the March 8, 2014 Florida Authors and Publishers (FAPA) Spring Conference. This year’s event will be held at NOVA Southeastern University off I-4  near the Millenia Mall in Orlando, Florida. from noon-5:00 p.m. Designed for self … Continue reading

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Robert (Bob) W. Lucas to Appear at Seminole County Library Authors Event

Robert (Bob) W. Lucas and other local authors will be participating in the Seminole County (Florida) “Love your Local Author” book fair on February 8.  This is a great opportunity to review some of the thirty-two books Bob has written … Continue reading

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Inspirational Quote for Authors – Herman Melvin

Part of being a successful author is to plan your book effectively. Many want to be writers try to take shortcuts and end up failing. An important part of your planning is to know what you want to write about, … Continue reading

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Inspirational Quote for Writers – Robert W. Lucas

Many writers, authors and other creative people worry about how their work will be received by the public. This is a sure way to potentially stifle motivation and creativity, and can lead to writers block. To avoid this writing pitfall, … Continue reading

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Writer’s Digest Self-Published Book Awards – Call for Entries

If you are a self-published author looking to build your author platform and gain national exposure for your book(s), check out the Writer’s Digest Self-Published Book Awards. Winners also get a $3000 in cash and registration for the annual Writer’s … Continue reading

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Writing Quote – Mark Twain

Most writers like to get paid right away for their work. Unfortunately, without prior previous successful writing or publication experience it is difficult to find a person, publication or organization willing to pay them. As a result of a lack of paid writing … Continue reading

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3 Helpful Tools for Writers and Authors

If you are a writer or author who is used too performing functions such as counting words, checking sentence length, identifying Flesch-Kincade grade level score, determining sentence length and other similar functions, there are tools that can speed up those … Continue reading

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Inspirational Writing Quote – Ray Bradbury

The key to becoming a successful author is to develop your ideas, then ignore your concern about what others might say about your writing. Some people will like it and others will hate it. The important thing is writing to … Continue reading

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Inspirational Writing Quote – Melinda Haynes

One key to successful writing is not to worry about what others think. Instead, write in a manner that satisfies your inner self. If you can get past the anxiety of worrying about how others will receive your work and … Continue reading

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