A Matter of Perspective

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By Alberto Pupo

Perspective is everything in writing. A narrative can take on many different forms simply by making a simple adjustment like perspective. Some perspectives give you an intimate look, others give you a grand scope of things and give you a bird’s eye view. Which perspective works best? Well, that is basically up to you? Continue reading “A Matter of Perspective”

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The Art of Crafting an Ending

 

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By Alberto Pupo

The story is only a few lines away from its end. Now the time has come to close it off. The only words left are The End? However, a new decision is made… and instead we have the words “To be Continued”.

Endings, this is an author’s best friend and most dreaded foe. The end signifies yet, another successful telling of a story. However , there is always going to be that niggling Continue reading “The Art of Crafting an Ending”

The Golden Rule of getting your book reviewed.

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By Alberto Pupo

You have just published your book after the initial excitement (Usually escalated by a massive caffeine buzz) wears off reality slaps you in the face. “I need to get out there and sell books!” After doing market research till your eyes fall off, you learn that one major key to getting your work out there is to generate positive reviews. Now that you have a Continue reading “The Golden Rule of getting your book reviewed.”

Why Advertising your Book matters.

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By Alberto Pupo

Do not ever let anyone fool you. Advertising and Promoting your book matters” There seems to be an amazingly naive perception that all you have to do is write a beautifully crafted novel and you will immediately land in the New York Times Bestsellers list. Let us look at facts. Continue reading “Why Advertising your Book matters.”

Dear Indie Author: Facebook Hates You!

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By Alberto Pupo

So you have finished writing your book. The time to get out there and promote is here. You are familiar with Facebook, a world of promising avenues for free promotion! Now anyone with modest means has a chance to get their work out into the world. You can promote on your page, a fan page, and a ton of dedicated Groups specifically made to reach and connect with millions of readers! So being an excited new author you begin to promote, you begin to spread the word and then… Continue reading “Dear Indie Author: Facebook Hates You!”