Improving your craft: how to get started

So let’s say that you want to publish a book. How can you ensure that your readers won’t want to put your book down? Well, today, we’d like to talk a little bit about stakes. Good books raise the stakes. Whether romance, historical fiction, thriller,...

Improving your craft

Happy New Year! PageCurl has big plans this year. We’re going to be revamping our website a bit to speed it up, take on more clients, and hopefully publish at least four or five new authors! Do you want to be one of them? That’s right, we’re taking...

Social Media for Authors: Dos and Don'ts

We spend a lot of time on social media. After all, it’s one of the best ways to connect with readers, fans, and clients. With how many authors and readers we see in a given day, we’ve compiled quite the list of best practices: what works, what...

Editing 101: Outlining

  Today, we’re going to introduce you to a friend. Well, two friends. One of our friends, and one of your new best friends. Our friend is Ally Bishop of Upgrade Your Story. Your new best friend is outlining. Authors tend to fall into one of two camps. Plotters...

Get realistic about reviews

Straight talk. Reviews are a measure of an author’s success. Now, they aren’t the only measure of success. Not in the least. But, particularly for new authors, they are a tangible thing to track, to obsess over, and to panic about. So we wanted to give you...