You may have noticed we're no longer on Wix. Bear with us a few weeks as we update and transfer all the blog posts from one site to this one. But don't think that's going to affect what we do on Writing without Drama. The posts aren't going to lose their personal touches. We're all… Continue reading New Site. Same Quality.
Ghostwriting has been around for some time. What are ghostwriters? Ghostwriters are hired to write literary or journalistic works (magazines/newspapers), speeches, or other texts that are officially credited to another person as the author. They take your idea/outline and flesh it out into a story. Most biographies are written by writers with no attachment to… Continue reading Ghostwriting
Writing sprints, word sprints or word wars, depends on where you are in the world, are a popular pastime for the more social of writers. It doesn't mean that only outgoing people do them, but they gained popularity through in-person writing meetings and the easy access to someone always being online to do them with.… Continue reading Sprinting To Your Goal
Most writers I know want to craft a mind-blowing series that rockets them into unforgettable. There are some good pros to series, but I’m not going to break down how to find the perfect genre to write a series in. Here's my recommendations for writing and publishing a series. Write the series entirely. Don't write… Continue reading Series —The Indie Side
Pen names. Some of the most famous authors known wrote under a pseudonym. Mark Twain. JK Rowling. Joe Hill. Let's jump right in. Why would anyone want a pen name? Testing the waters First time writers or authors wanting to branch into a different genre may want to employ a pen name. It gives them… Continue reading Pros and Cons of a Pen Name
Have you ever shared a link on FB and the wrong image appeared? Maybe it's your website. Maybe it's a blog post. But instead of what you thought would display, something else appeared as the accompaning image. The process of making FB re-fetch the data and refresh the cache for your URL is simple, and… Continue reading Debugging Image Share on FB
First rights, World rights, One-time rights … the number of rights can make your head spin. Publishers look to rights, whether it’s first rights or reprint rights, specific markets and global. The rights dictate if something has been published before and can be the difference between earning 10¢ a word in a magazine publication vs… Continue reading Exploring Publishing Rights
When you set up eBooks on Amazon or other sites, there is a box that asks if you want to apply DRM. This post is going to break down what DRM is and what it is supposed to do. DRM stands for digital rights management. It is supposed to act like an anti-theft device for… Continue reading DRM