How I Wrote my Debut Novel

Hi everyone! Welcome to my journey to writing my debut novel, Winter’s Captive, The Georgia Series, Book 1. First, I must thank Taylor for inviting me to write this piece. I would love to share my writing journey with all of you. Writing has always been a part of my life, but not in a professional capacity. This is something that has come late in my life. Writing a novel was a dream of mine for my whole adult life, only life got in the way. My life’s [...]

Focus. Focus is the key

Well, focus is something I have to work into this mixture with this whole independent author journey. Hi! I’m A.D. Ellis, author of A Torey Hope Novel Series. I started writing in October of 2013 and published in April of 2014. I followed my debut with a release in July, November, and the newest released January 19, 2015. Four more books are scheduled for 2015. I wish I could tell you that I got all of this done because I was focused. But that’s not what this article [...]


One of the easiest book genres to write is children’s books. Children’s books do not have to be lengthy or got into a lot of details. The vocabulary used is simple for young children to understand. You can fill some pages with illustrations and some pages with a sentence to a short paragraph. Writing it is easy. Nothing is ever easy. Somewhere down the line, a difficulty arises. That difficulty with children’s books is not completing the project but marketing it. With a lot of writers trying to [...]

Benefits Of Guest Posting For Book Authors

What is guest posting? First things first: let’s define our terms. Guest posting means writing and publishing an article on someone else’s website or blog. I offer this on my own site (occasionally) and do it quite a bit on other blogs with audiences that I want to speak to. It’s a great way to connect with new readers and get your name out. But for the longest time, I overlooked this essential discipline for growing a popular blog. I wish I hadn’t. And I hope you won’t. [...]

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