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Goodreads for Writers

This week on Hide and Create, Debbie Viguie, Jordan Ellinger, Joshua Essoe, and Michael J. Sullivan (and Robin Sullivan) discuss Goodreads. Goodreads, like any other social platform, can be a powerful tool if it is used correctly. This week Mike (and Robin) give us a lot of tips on how they have successfully employed Goodreads […]

Facebook for Writers

This week on Hide and Create, Moses Siregar, Debbie Viguie, Jordan Ellinger and Joshua Essoe talk about how and why authors should use Facebook. On this super-sized episode we have sad and happy news from two of our hosts. Another farewell will usher in a new host next week that we’re sure you will all enjoy. So […]

How to get Reviews for Your Book and Get Noticed

This week on Hide and Create, Jordan Ellinger, Debbie Viguie, and Joshua Essoe speak with Michael J. Sullivan about getting your name and your books out to the masses. One way to get more well-written and highly regarded reviews is to ask Amazon’s Top Customer Reviewers to take a look at your book. It’s a […]

Crowdfunding for Writers

This week on Hide and Create, Joshua Essoe, Jordan Ellinger, and Debbie Viguie speak with guest author, Heidi Berthiaume about using crowdfunding to launch your novel. I think the goal is to create a connection with your potential backers — just like with a novel, you try to create one with your readers. It seems […]

Writing Different Points of View, Part Two

This week on Hide and Create, Moses Siregar, Debbie Viguie, Jordan Ellinger and Joshua Essoe continue talking about point of view. Week two of our discussion about POV where we discuss pros and cons of writing stories with multiple viewpoints, why you should and shouldn’t, what might be better about sticking with a single character and when you might […]

Writing Different Points of View, Part One

This week on Hide and Create, Moses Siregar, Debbie Viguie, Jordan Ellinger and Joshua Essoe start talking about point of view. Week one of our discussion about POV where we discuss pros and cons of writing stories with multiple viewpoints, why you should and shouldn’t, what might be better about sticking with a single character and when […]

Writing Mysteries

This week on Hide and Create, Joshua Essoe, Debbie Viguie, Moses Siregar and Jordan Ellinger talk about writing a good mystery. One of the most important things in constructing a mystery is determining why your readers care about the mystery. Is the victim someone likable and innocent? Will readers want to avenge the victim’s death? […]