Developing your Image

As an author, your online presence brings your readers into your world. The images and verbiage you choose will either create a deeper interest or a divide that will be difficult to mend. This article is for those who have had some works printed and have already started to bring a voice to social media outlets. … Continue reading Developing your Image

5 steps to writing Preparation – Part 3 Mindset By Mark Deloy

To recap our journey into the 5 steps to writing preparation so far, I’ve covered Desire, and perseverance.  Desire is where we started because you have to have that inside of you to ever pick up the pen, or start typing on your MAC.  Perseverance, because there will come a time when you want to … Continue reading 5 steps to writing Preparation – Part 3 Mindset By Mark Deloy

Invest In Your Audience

If you want to create a book and market it in 2016, then you need to educate yourself about marketing methods. These ideas need to be at the forefront of your project before you begin to pen it. Networking your contacts in the area of your expertise, your baseline of friends and family and your … Continue reading Invest In Your Audience

Why Are We Here?

Look at that existential title! Look at it. Philosophy students, if you googled here in error, I am sorry to disappoint you. This isn't that kind of blog post, but I will still give you your answer. Research is still yours to do, though. Tacos. We're here for tacos. Yes, vegan philosophy major with the … Continue reading Why Are We Here?

Here’s Donelle

Good morning Stitched Smile Nation! We’re going to do something fun today. We are going to talk about Donelle Pardee Whiting, a.k.a Cookie, a.k.a. other names that shall not be mentioned. Starting today, we here at SSP are going to share Donelle with the world. No, no, no. That’s not like sharing candy or clothing, … Continue reading Here’s Donelle

Editing Tip: Showing and telling By Editing intern Sylvia Stein

As an editing intern with Stitched Smile Publications, I am so happy to be working with an amazing group of editors and authors.   As both an author and editor, I know how important it is to be able to work on the best possible manuscript.   This is why I am sharing a short editing lesson … Continue reading Editing Tip: Showing and telling By Editing intern Sylvia Stein

A Stitch of Madness

“A Stitch of Madness” by A.J. BrownMadness: extremely foolish behavior.Imprisoned for the murder of his best friend, Johnny Cleary sets out to tell what happened on the day Bobby “Buster” Lennon died, but are the words he writes true or does the deception run deeper? Madness: the state of being mentally ill, especially severely.There is … Continue reading A Stitch of Madness

Your opinion counts

As a reader and blogger, I have the amazing opportunity to interact with incredible authors. We talk about many things, such as marketing, books, publishing and reviews, but one of the most important things and that is reviews. For those of you who don't understand reviews, let me make it simple. A review is nothing … Continue reading Your opinion counts