This week’s video is a follow up to last week’s How to Plot a Sequel or Series. In this part 2 video, Chris continues his plotting of his Dark Lord Bert sequel, giving details about how he is developing the story. Check out the video below for more details!
Once you’ve written a book, how do you turn it into a series? In this week’s video, Chris talks about how he goes about writing a sequel, using The Dark Lord Bert as an example. Check out the video below for more!
Do you struggle with burnout? In today’s video, Chris talks about burnout and some ways to address or avoid it. Check out the video to hear his thoughts!
Does fast writing necessarily mean reduced quality writing? Today’s video addresses that question. Chris says that no, fast writing doesn’t mean poor quality. It depends on the writer and their skills. Experienced authors can write quality work at higher speeds. Check out the video below to hear more of Chris’s thoughts!
This week Chris took on the difficult challenge of writing 50,000 words for a novel in 5 days. Due to an Amazon preorder deadline looming, Chris is running out of time to finish his next novel. How has the challenge been going? Check out the video below to see his progress and struggles (and cheer…
Looking for a platform to use for your mailing lists? In today’s video, Chris discusses why he recently migrated from Mailchimp to Convertkit. Check out the video below to hear Chris’s reasons for choosing Convertkit and his experience with migrating.
Have questions about running your business as an author? In today’s video, Chris goes over some possible tax advantages of your business. Spending the money your business makes wisely can end up saving you money in the long run if you know how to use your tax laws well. Make sure to consult a tax…
How long does a book remain profitable and how does this change over time? In today’s video, Chris talks about the life cycle of a book. The life of a book follows specific patterns, and readership resets every 3 to 5 years. You can continue to make a book successful over time or boost a…
In today’s worldbuilding video, Chris talks about proverbs or sayings and how they may not always fit into your fictional world. He gives a few common examples and explains how their origins might not work or could be modified to work with your world. Watch the video below for the details!
Want to write a great villain that readers hate? In today’s video, Chris gives five different ways to make your readers hate your antagonists, including giving them attributes like smugness and cruelty, and situations like not getting punished. Watch the video below for the full details!