Eternity Falls


CJ. Darlington

Publicity - Everyone Needs It

Publicity Before You Sign

It’s easy to get lost in the prepublication waters. There’s so much information out there about what you should and shouldn’t do before you sign a contract. But how many of these ideas really work? What’s absolutely necessary, and what can be left by the wayside? Here are a few prepublication must dos, as well as several suggestions:

Read more
Angela Breidenbach

ACFW Happenings

What's A Writing Loop?

When I first started writing “for real,” over ten years ago, I kept hearing different writing phrases or words that seemed like Greek to me. The craft of writing does have its own language, from POV to head-hopping to e-loops. My head was hopping! I honestly felt I had a long way to go, but more so because of the strange linguistics that never showed up in a manuscript.

Read more
Gail R. Delaney

Publisher's Corner

Desert Breeze Publishing

Romantic fiction, no matter the subgenre, holds the greatest percentage of sales across the board for all books sold today. Now, more than ever, the phrase sex sells applies to romance novels. Literally hundreds of e-books, small presses, and traditional publishers offer erotica and erotic romance. The market is saturated with it. Explicit cover art, and even more explicit storylines, fill the romance section in bookstores...

Read more
Tamela Hancock Murray

Heard It Thru Hartline

Interesting Developments In The World Of Publishing

King Solomon wasn’t thinking about book plots when he wrote this verse, but when I peruse this passage, I can’t help but think about plots. The number of book plots is limited, although there is disagreement about just how limited. I once heard there are only nine plots.

Read more

Rachelle Gardner

Agent Column

Self-Publishing: A Viable Option for Novelists?

Lately the publishing industry has been exploding with news, debates, and controversies about new technologies and new publishing models. With the rise of e-books and the increasing difficulty of getting a traditional book contract, self-publishing is becoming more attractive to many authors. But it’s confusing to try to figure out if it’s truly a viable path for your fiction. Let’s talk about it.

Is It Legitimate?

Read more