Should eBook covers be the same as print covers?

I don’t think so. We’re used to print covers, the standard 2 to 3 ratio, and for the cover to stand alone, hopefully facing out in a book store (although that only happens for the big-name authors—or after an author visits a book store and turns their own books...
Writer Wednesday: Characters. The People of your Story

Writer Wednesday: Characters. The People of your Story

Think of your favorite books. What do you remember most? That plot twist? No. We remember characters. They are the essence of our story. People relate to people. So how do you come up with characters? Character: The People of your Story from Cool Gus...
Writer Wednesday: The Creative Process

Writer Wednesday: The Creative Process

And, yes, like last week, before we get into the nuts and bolts of writing, let’s talk about Process. This is where you take the craft, what I’ll be covering for the next bunch of Wednesdays, and you turn it into art. Every writer has a different process....
Writer Wednesday: On Being An Author

Writer Wednesday: On Being An Author

We covered idea last week, but this week, before we get into story and character and all that, let’s briefly talk about being an author. Because the craft of writing is only half the equation. If you want to be an author you need to understand the other half and...