Multi-author anthologies can be a great way for readers to try new authors and for authors to work together to create a work of art that would be impossible to complete alone. Additionally, multi-author anthologies can use more resources, whether social media or advertising investment, to help them succeed.
However, creating a multi-author anthology can be complex. Here are five tips for success. Continue reading
Getting a book to flow at the right pace to keep readers interested but not overwhelm them is a difficult task for self-publishing authors. Books that are too slow-paced can feel boring to read. On the other hand, books where the pacing is too fast can make a reader feel like they didn’t get to enjoy the setting and characters as they raced through the plot.
Additionally, every genre has expectations related to pacing. For instance, thrillers are almost always fast-paced. Romances are typically much slower-paced than thrillers, so the couple in the book has time to fall in love, so the reader becomes invested in the characters. Continue reading