Author Experience: Steve Smith

Author Experience: Steve Smith

The bond formed between FriesenPress’ published authors and their production team is a powerful one. Our Author Experience feature gives our authors a platform to tell the story behind the publication of their story, in their own words. Steve Smith, author of the The Psychopath Machine, first contacted FriesenPress in March 2016

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Dear Author, Adverbs are Not Your Friend! Love, Your Editor

Dear Author, Adverbs are Not Your Friend! Love, Your Editor

A FriesenPress Editor explains how adverbs do a disservice to both you and your reader.

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How to Write a Press Release for Your Book

How to Write a Press Release for Your Book

Do's and Don'ts that will help you create a great hook, give you the structure needed to appeal to media outlets, and much more!

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Writing Tips: Show, Don't Tell

Writing Tips: Show, Don't Tell

One of the common pieces of literary advice is “show, don't tell”, but what exactly does this mean? Read on to find out.

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6 Ways to Give a Better Book Reading

6 Ways to Give a Better Book Reading

Readings are a delicate art - even if you don't suffer from stage fright, a poor reading can turn away a potential audience. Improve your next public reading with these 6 tricks!

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The 5 Most Popular Types of Professional Editing

The 5 Most Popular Types of Professional Editing

Feedback from a professional editor will not only better your chances of commercial success, it will encourage and develop your writing to help you grow as an author. If you are serious about achieving success as a published author, consider doing your research on the editing services available to you and working with an editor through the writing process.

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“Just Get Out There and Move” Master Athlete Olga Kotelko Leaves Gold Legacy

“Just Get Out There and Move” Master Athlete Olga Kotelko Leaves Gold Legacy

“We fear for the children today because everything is so stationery,” said Roxanne who has begun promoting the book. “Olga would say, 'Just get out there and move.' I know the book will go on and on and on. Her voice is there, her attitude to life and her philosophy, summed up in eight words: love, think, pray, work, move, eat, give, rest.”

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Outlaw Principles: An Epic Comeback Story

Outlaw Principles: An Epic Comeback Story

Never give up and always believe in yourself regardless of current results. The road to success with any goal isn't an easy one, but it can be done. I'd also like to add that thinking outside the box never hurts. Just because certain methods for writing or marketing haven't been used before, doesn't mean you shouldn't utilize them.

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