June 19, 2019
How to Get in the Habit of Writing Every Day

How to Get in the Habit of Writing Every Day: Treat Time like Putty and Squeeze It.

If you want to get anywhere with your writing, it’s important to treat it as a job, even if you’re not necessarily earning any income from it yet. This is true whether you’re crafting the next Pulitzer-winning novel, a groundbreaking scientific paper on particle physics, or even your own private […]
May 23, 2019
Do Any Jobs Pay You to Travel and Write Books

Do Any Jobs Pay You to Travel and Write Books?

You’re at the Grand Canyon. It’s breathtaking in a way that makes you speechless but not wordless. Your hands begin to twitch with the need to capture what you’re smelling, tasting, hearing, seeing, and feeling. But you’re only off for a few days, and your office job is waiting for […]
May 9, 2019
What’s the Difference Between an “Author” and a “Writer”?

What’s the Difference between an Author and a Writer?

If you’re here perusing our Elite Authors site, chances are you’re a writer. Or maybe an author. Wait, perhaps you’re both. But what’s the difference between an author and a writer anyway? These words are often used interchangeably, even by writers and authors themselves. But is that accurate, authors? Is […]
March 28, 2019
How to start a ghostwriting career

How to Start a Ghostwriting Career

How to Start a Ghostwriting Career Ghostwriting is when a writer pens a work that another person will get the credit for. However, a ghostwriter career involves a bit more than that! First, you, as the “ghost” writer, must channel the credited author’s own ideas and voice into the work. […]
March 8, 2019
how to start blogging

How to Start Blogging

How to Start Blogging   The web offers seemingly endless opportunities for blog writers. But with so many blogs to contribute to, it’s hard to know how to start blogging. Not every blog is worth your time, and a new blog can take a long time to become profitable. However, […]
February 28, 2019
how to find a literary agent

How to Find a Literary Agent

If you’re planning on making it as a writer, being represented by a literary agent is an enormous advantage. But what if you don’t know where to start? It’s not like writers automatically know how to find a literary agent. Don’t worry. We’re about to explain exactly how to find […]
February 8, 2019
is writing a viable career in 2019

Is Writing a Viable Career in 2019? 

Being a writer has never been easy. You have to be comfortable with harsh critiques, lots of rejections from agents and publishers, and slogging your way through low-paying gigs before you find one that can pay you what you’re worth. But there is always demand for people with strong writing skills, and that might […]
January 17, 2019

The Average Size of a Kindle E-Book

So you’ve got a book you’re ready for the internet to see, but you’re worried about what the average size of a Kindle e-book might be and how your masterpiece might compare. First off, congratulations on finishing a book! That’s no small feat. Next, here are a few cold, hard […]
January 10, 2019
What Is a Title Page

What Is a Title Page?

If you’re ready to create the front material for your book, you may find yourself wondering, “What is a title page?” and “Why is it necessary?” Though it may seem redundant, a title page is an important part of the overall look when it comes to a novel or a […]
December 11, 2018
professional ghostwriter

How to Find a Professional Ghostwriter for Your Book

How to Find a Professional Ghostwriter for Your Book What Is a Ghostwriter? What do Alexandre Dumas’s The Three Musketeers, JFK’s Profiles in Courage, and Carolyn Keene’s Nancy Drew series all have in common? They were all written in whole or in part by ghostwriters. Surprised? That’s the point—ghostwriters are […]
December 4, 2018
How to Start Blog Writing

How to Start Blog Writing

How to Start Blog Writing Wondering how to start blog writing? You aren’t the only one! At a time when everyone and their cats have blogs, starting your own can be a daunting task. But by following a few simple steps, you will be well on your way to becoming […]
August 20, 2018
incorrectly used words

Words That Are Often Used Incorrectly

Words That Are Often Used Incorrectly: The Ironic Definition of Irony and Other Words There’s no two ways about it: English is a complicated language. It’s full of subtleties that even proficient writers sometimes miss. It is ironic, isn’t it, how the improper use of words shapes our skills as […]