Positive Thinking for Writers

Positive Thinking for Writers   The writing life is not an easy one, not at any stage of the game (sorry if you thought it was going to get better when you sold a book/sold ten books/got a starred review/went on tour/won an award/etc). Choosing to spend your life in the arts, any of the arts, means you have […]
Game On: #ScareCareShare I’ve been on the book tour road all month, so I never got to feel the “first day of autumn.” It was a scorching 104-degrees when I left El Paso. Since then, I’ve been bouncing between airplane terminals, Uber cars, and air-conditioned event venues. It could’ve been freezing or smoldering outdoors, but I hardly had […]
We Interrupt This Manuscript…   We’ve all been there. That exhilarating time when brilliant ideas strike at stoplights and snatches of dialogue write themselves in our heads while picking up the kids from school or attempting (and failing) to fall asleep. Characters rebel and take on lives of their own, they haunt our dreams, and drive us mad in […]
Take Yourself Seriously (A Manifesto for Not Working in Your Pajamas) + Giveaway! We’re so pleased to welcome author Nicole Baart to Writer Unboxed today! Nicole is the mother of four children from four different countries, and the co-founder of a non-profit organization, One Body One Hope. She is the author of seven novels, including, most recently, The Beautiful Daughters, “a gripping new novel about two former best […]
Unbound: Digital Publishing Roundup Fall Edition There’s never a dull moment in digital publishing. Some businesses are closing their doors while others are broadening their horizons. Expectations are being challenged and legal tensions continue to run high. Here’s the latest… The Good Overdrive Adds More Than 300,000 Titles Leading digital content provider OverDrive announced global expansion with institutional buyers now in […]