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Phoenix Publishing and Book · 17h ago

Oh, Well!

Oh, Well! by Joe Carroccio OK, so May has come and gone, and June is almost finished. Marti is still focusing on helping and supporting her daughter with the care of her new grandson, Willia...
Phoenix Publishing and Book · 3d ago

Group Writing: 7 Heads Are Better than One

Group Writing: 7 Heads Are Better than One by Mary Ellen Stepanich Editor’s Note: The following article was writen by the seven authors indicated and originally published in the Ventana Lake...
Phoenix Publishing and Book · 6d ago

What’s Your Sign?

What’s Your Sign? by Barbara Renner Today is my daughter’s birthday. Can I get a collective “Happy Birthday, Jackie”? I won’t tell you how old she turns today because that will not only reve...
Phoenix Publishing and Book · 1W ago

Quotation Marks and Punctuation’s Ultimate Insiders: Periods and Commas

Quotation Marks and Punctuation’s Ultimate Insiders: Periods and Commas By Kathleen Watson When you’re on a roll and the inspiration is flowing, you don’t want to stop to ponder punctuation....
Phoenix Publishing and Book · 2W ago

Why I Like Being a “Pantser”

Why I Like Being a “Pantser” by Janine R. Pestel Yes, it’s true – I am a “pantser.” I do not make an outline when I begin a new short story, novella, or even a novel. Why? Because I haven’t ...
Phoenix Publishing and Book · 3W ago

Cover Design for Independent Authors

Cover Design for Independent Authors by Vaughn Treude If you search “cover design” online, you’ll find that many writers say “Don’t do your own covers.” They mention the many pre-made design...
Phoenix Publishing and Book · 3W ago

Book Covers – Super Fun, or Make You Wanna Stab Your Eyes Out?

Book Covers – Super Fun, or Make You Wanna Stab Your Eyes Out? by Cody Wagner Now that my novel is getting closer to completion, it’s time to start thinking about my book cover. Of course, y...
Phoenix Publishing and Book · 3W ago

A Memorial Day to Remember

A Memorial Day to Remember by Beth Kozan Let me tell you about May 30, 1956 – the day lightning struck our neighbor, Elmer. School was out. The cotton was planted. After dinner (served at no...
Phoenix Publishing and Book · 3W ago

The Effective Author: Got Aha Moments?

The Effective Author: Got Aha Moments? © 2017 Kebba Buckley Button, MS, OM. World Rights Reserved. Aha moments come in several forms, and they can be magnificent turning points if we choose ...
Phoenix Publishing and Book · 3W ago

Targeted Communication

Targeted Communication by Rita Goldner We authors often discuss at marketing meetings how important it is to have a specific target, an actual person’s profile in mind when writing marketing...