2014 November PAD Chapbook Challenge: Day 1

By Robert Lee Brewer Wow! Is it really time for another poem-a-day challenge? Feels like we just finished up April. Well, all I’ve got to say is…bring it on! Let’s poem! For today’s prompt, write a game over poem. Our family spent a couple months putting together a haunted house in our garage for Halloween,…

2014 November PAD Chapbook Challenge: Day 1

By Robert Lee Brewer Wow! Is it really time for another poem-a-day challenge? Feels like we just finished up April. Well, all I’ve got to say is…bring it on! Let’s poem! For today’s prompt, write a game over poem. Our family spent a couple months putting together a haunted house in our garage for Halloween,…

How to Write and Sell Your Fantasy & Science Fiction — Nov. 10 Boot Camp (w/Critiques) Taught by Fuse Literary

By Chuck Sambuchino There has never been a better time to be a Sci-Fi / Fantasy author. With television shows like Battlestar Galactica, Game of Thrones and Outlander each in turn becoming massive pop culture phenomena, and Marvel’s superhero films dominating the box office, SF/F has gone mainstream like never before. The SF/F literary marketplace…

Why People Leave Your Website [Infographic]

By lkolowich@hubspot.com (Lindsay Kolowich) Attracting visitors to your website is only the first step — once they get there, you want to make sure they hang around. What’s more, you want them to click through to other pages on your website, whether that means reading a blog post, filling out a landing page form, or…

How to Earn an Ivy league Degree by Wasting Time on the Internet

By lkolowich@hubspot.com (Lindsay Kolowich) This professor sure knows how to write a provocative title. “Wasting Time on the Internet” is the name of the University of Pennsylvania’s newest English course, which will be taught in Spring 2015 by Professor Kenneth Goldsmith. And, because people love talking about wasting time on the internet almost as much…

8 Data-Driven Tips for Using Images in Blog Posts

By np@neilpatel.com (Neil Patel) If you knew something as easy as adding images to your blog posts would increase your readers, subscribers, followers, and leads, wouldn’t you do it every single time? According to Jeff Bullas, articles with images get 94% more total views than articles without images. Ninety-four percent! If I were to tell

How I Got My Literary Agent: Susan Blumberg-Kason

By Chuck Sambuchino “How I Got My Agent” is a recurring feature on the Guide to Literary Agents Blog, with this installment featuring Susan Blumberg-Kason, author of the memoir GOOD CHINESE WIFE. These columns are great ways for you to learn how to find a literary agent. Some tales are of long roads and many…