In today’s video, Chris begins a world building video series, starting with how to create names for your characters that readers will like. More specifically, he gives some tips about what to avoid and some easy techniques to use when naming your characters. Check out the video below for more details!
In today’s video, Chris talks about a concept from Relaunch Your Novel that he calls the Product Family Map. The Product Family Map is a map of your backlist of books showing links between books and how this affects sales. Check out the video below for more details.
In this week’s video, Chris talks about how having a backlist of published books can help should you need to take a break from writing. He also discusses his income so far in 2017 and how it has been affected by his backlist. Interested to hear more? Check out the video below!
In this week’s video, Chris gives another quick tip to improve your writing. The trick to consistent writing isn’t just discipline. It’s understanding flow state and learning to go into it on command. To learn more about how to write faster and more consistently, check out the video below!
In today’s video, Chris discusses the power of obsession. Obsession can have a negative connotation associated with it, but Chris talks about the positive aspects of it. Check out the video below for more details: Sign up to the mailing list to get the Scrivener documents for Chris’s novels, marketing articles, and more.
Today’s video is the first in a new series, Quick Tips. The purpose of each video is to give one actionable tip, something you can put into immediate use. Today’s video is essentially what was posted in a previous blog post, Every Word Counts. Check it out in video form below:
In this week’s video, Chris takes a look at the plotting aspect of writing a novel. Using Star Wars as an example, he explains Dan Harmon’s story circle structure, which builds on Joseph Campbell’s Hero’s Journey, and how it works to drive the plot of a story. He also shows how he applies the story…
Today Chris posted a bonus video for 12 Weeks to a Trilogy. He gives another update on his progress on the project, followed by answers to the most popular questions asked by you, the viewers! Check out the video below for more details:
This is it, week 12 of 12 Weeks to a Trilogy! In this final video, Chris talks about where he ended up at the end of the challenge and how the launch is going. Spoilers: he didn’t quite hit the original goals he set out to complete. However, there are some great positives that came…
We’re in week 11 of 12 Weeks to a Trilogy, and this week’s topic is why Chris is abandoning Scrivener for formatting books. This week marked the launch of the first book in the Ganog Wars series, Behind the Lines, and there were some initial issues with formatting due to Scrivener. Chris talks about these…