These are the OFFICIAL and FINAL LISTINGS for the 2018 CIBAs SEMI-FINALISTS. The next notification will announce the First Place Category Winners and the Grand Prize Winners and will go out on April 30, 2019.
The LBF is the global marketplace for rights negotiation and the sale and distribution of content across print, audio, TV, film, and digital channels. Authors, talent scouts, editors, designers, and digital gurus all walk the floor - meeting, talking, observing, discovering. The Fair welcomes over 25,000 professional visitors from more than 118 countries.
Amazon’s Sponsored Products ads are among the most powerful marketing strategies for authors who sell ebooks on Amazon. Now there is a tool to demystify Amazon advertising for ebooks. Keep reading to learn about this new innovation.
Dialogue electrifies and ignites fiction. It brings characters and conflicts into focus, especially when characters argue, coerce, and threaten.
Fun and Inspirational Good-Fortune Horoscopes for Writers for the Chinese New Year – the Year of the PIG! by 殿堂级 Diàntáng Jí (Chanticleer’s cousin)
Happy Chinese New Year! We wish you an AWESOME New Year of Good Fortune, Good Health, and Many Book Sales!
In a distracting world, your stories need to feel similarly immersive as video gameplay. Your story settings must be nuanced, intricate, and alive with significant details, intriguing characters, and most of all, trouble.
What does it look like? Does it have author readings? Does it have author signings? Does it promote Indie authors or bestsellers? Will it have that cozy bookstore feel that I love to lose myself in for hours?
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An Editor’s Checklist for Manuscript Evaluations of Fiction by Jessica Page Morrell Part Two of the Writing Fiction Guidelines by Jessica Page Morrell
Click here to read and then access the handy WORD file that you can print out of the above points on compelling Writing Fiction and interesting Non-fiction. Part Two in Chanticleer's Writing Toolbox series on Developmental Editing.
While rules and techniques are not written in stone, most of the basic guidelines of fiction stem from logic and an understanding of dramatic structure. We've included a handy list that you can print for your writing toolbox.