Back Story: Why is it Important?

What is a back story and why is it important? Many authors are excited to get into the nuts and bolts of the story and often skip this very important step. I would argue it’s more important sometimes than others. If you are writing a nonfiction, back story doesn’t really come into play. If you […]

Paige Brotherton

Paige Brotherton, author of children’s book Avery Appreciates True Friendship, is interested in everything, but she always comes back to writing. Currently a high school sophomore, she has competed nationally for rowing and is a state-ranking track runner during the winter. As an honor roll and arts’ magnet school student, Paige is excited for the […]

Book Cover Design: Your First Impression

Nothing sells your book better than your book cover. It's the "face" of your story. Hiring a professional cover designer is worth the money. Your cover design needs to capture the attention of the readers so they will pick it up and read the back cover. The cover should not focus on one scene in [...]