The #CockyGate Author Scandal

In this week’s video, Chris addresses a recent event in the author world, nicknamed “CockyGate”. Recently an author named Faleena Hopkins was granted a trademark to the word “cocky”, which resulted in quite a scandal. Chris explains what exactly happened, the results of Faleena’s actions, and what lessons other authors can take away from the…

Quick Tip: 4 Pillars of Great Characters

In today’s quick tip video, Chris talks about the four pillars of great characters. These are the four qualities or characteristics that allow you to create memorable, believable characters. This is a topic that will be covered in his upcoming book, Plot Gardening. Check out the video below to learn about the four pillars!

Making it as an Author in 2018

In this week’s video, Chris talks about how to get started as a self published author in 2018. First he discusses the technology adoption lifecycle and how this pertains to the state of self publishing right now. The good news is that it’s still going strong and you can be ahead of the curve if…