The Great Fiction Writing Challenge – Week 52 (Final) Results Finished the anthologies for this year. 7 more. Continued on writing the book with all the craft I learned this past year. With any luck, I'll publish it today/early tomorrow. Metrics Published Words Fiction: – free – 0 (Own Site) – paid – 368217 (D2D, Amazon), 0 (Medium) Published Words Non-Fiction: – … [Read more...]
The Acid Test of Fiction Writing
For all I've researched and tested in the previous five years about writing and publishing, one challenge yet remained:
Can this be put to use, starting from scratch as a new author, and actually build an audience while writing profitable fiction?
These articles show the journey. Join me. Should be fun.
A Year of Writing & Publishing Fiction Books - 2018 This is the proof page. Titles, dates covers, right from my own Calibre database of my own fiction books. 139 books 101 short stories 36 anthologies 2 novels authors title published #words #pages C. C. Brower The Hooman Saga: Book II - Part 1 2018-01-28--06:00 26366 95 C. C. … [Read more...]
The Great Fiction Writing Challenge – Week 51 Results One new short story this week - and it took me over four days to get through it. Dispersed with other activities (next year's challenge preps). Metrics Published Words Fiction: – free – 0 (Own Site) – paid – 5867 (D2D, Amazon), 0 (Medium) Published Words Non-Fiction: – free – 4381 – paid – 0 … [Read more...]
Why Good Non-Fiction Articles Read More Like Fiction Writing You're probably here to find some secret that no one else knows about - one that will give you an advantage over other writers. Or maybe just get people to read past your headlines. This isn't Click-bait, this is the opposite. I finished writing and publishing my hundredth short story this past week. In a … [Read more...]
Great Fiction Writing Challenge - Mistakes and Opportunities Along with lessons learned, there are also "things I should have done differently." While a shorter list than all the gains and benefits, it's still a list that needs compiling. Wattpad & Medium: Build a free audience. At the start, I'd dug out of Chris Fox and other's books that you want to find the avid … [Read more...]
The Great Fiction Writing Challenge – Week 50 Results 100 original short stories written and published! It can be done by anyone - given enough discipline and persistence. Now digging into Content Inc. to get my content-business growing - the next challenge. Metrics Published Words Fiction: – free – 0 (Own Site) – paid – 20444 (D2D, Amazon), 0 (Medium) Published Words … [Read more...]