Big Ideas: Why a Children’s BOOK?

Big ideas: Why a children’s BOOK?In this post, I’m emphasizing the question of why create a BOOK? When you have an idea about something you want to tell children, you have many options for communicating…

Book Distribution 2018

Book Distribution 2018 Book distribution, where your books are connecting with people, is a crucial decision for selling books. If a reader hears about your book and they try to buy it in their favorite…

Help people and win amazing prizes!

Do you want to get a chance to get really cool stuff for almost no money and help people that need your help? You can do it if you’re quick enough. This is the last…

Word Choices for Picture Books: Two by Two…

Word Choices: Getting Granular With Read-Aloud Books Guest post by Lisa Lowe Stauffer Twice I’ve had the opportunity to participate in Darcy Pattison’s Novel Metamorphosis retreat. Although I gained a lot of great tips and…

Author Newsletters

Author newsletters are crucial, whether you’re an indie author or not. But for Indies, your newsletter could make or break your business. This blog, Fiction Notes, has been going since 2008 (Yes! 10 years of…

Domain name change, and new updates

After years of deliberation, we have finally acquired www.royalroad.com and changed our official domain name. If you promote your fiction with or shared our previous domain link, don’t worry - all old links will redirect…