Archive for February, 2009

What kind of books to write?

Tuesday, February 24th, 2009

That will depend on what do you want to say…
Here is the simple difference between fiction and non-fiction:
1.- Non-fiction:
If you plan to write a book about computers, gardening or teaching, you will NOT want to start with “Once upon a time” Why? No one will take you serious and therefore your book won’t take off.
On the other hand non-fiction books are easier to sell and could make you a best seller if you know how to market the book properly. (more…)

A check list for aspiring authors

Tuesday, February 17th, 2009

What should you do when you want to write a book?
• First thing “Keep your day job.” To publish and promote your books takes money and sometime lots of it. Promotion may include travel, business cards, bookmarkers, renting tables at fairs, posters, and free copies for reviews, etc.
Now that that is out of the way, let’s get down to writing. (more…)

7 Goals for a Future Author

Tuesday, February 10th, 2009

Some of your goals as a future author should be:
1. Learn to fix what you write
2. Learn to improve your good writing
3. Learn how to create interesting writing
4. Learn to let others read your work
5. Learn to accept criticism
6. Learn to put down all that is in your mind
7. Learn to have a discipline to write a bit every day
Now I will explain each of this goals, but keep in mind that probably there are many more. (more…)

Executive Review of The Vatta’s War Series

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009

The books in the Vatta’s War series are fast moving and full of excitement throughout. They contain space battles, spies, other people who do not like what is going on in their world, murderers (some of them in the character’s own family) and a lot of plots to keep you entertained. If you like SF and space travel, and are looking for something exciting to read… you should give this series a try. You may be more than entertained; you may have a great time… of course that is up to you.