Hi gang, Craig with you again today. I’ve been pondering word counts lately. There are multiple reasons, both personally and from a marketing standpoint. On a personal basis, I tend to write short. This stems from my professional background where concise is important. I have more room in fiction, and I’m slowly getting there. Part … Continue reading The long and short of it
Hello and happy Monday to all the Story Empire readers. PH here and back this week with more about newsletters. There are two previous posts about this topic which you can find here and here. Newsletter content is the topic today, one with which a lot of writers surprisingly struggle. Well, maybe not everyone, but … Continue reading Where You Can Find Content for Your Newsletter
Ciao, SEers. Time for another Friday Fiction Prompt. Today is Dr. Seuss's birthday. He was (and still is) one of my favorite authors. His sense of fantasy and whimsy is unparalleled, and his ability to include lessons in his messages made his work both enjoyable and educational. Every year, "Read Across America" day is celebrated … Continue reading Friday Fiction Prompt
Ciao, SEers. Yep, I went the cheesy-route in the title. Hopefully Elizabeth Barrett Browning doesn't mind me manipulating her masterpiece. It’s February, the month of love. (If you subscribe to that, which I kind of don’t. I’m a romantic, so I think love is important all the time.) Anyway, today I want to talk about word … Continue reading How Do I Write Thee? Let Me Count the Words.