A lot of people like things that make their lives easier. For agents and editors, this can be pitch contests. They get hundreds of emails from potential authors a day. The time it takes to read and sort through them (considering the number with incorrect formats, genres that aren’t represented, or big warning signs) – … More Pitch Contests
April has been intense. I took my comprehensive doctoral exams, released my second book, and reinforced a book tour. Despite what some PR or marketing companies would tell you, blog / book tours don’t run themselves. The PR/marketing folks also aren’t 100% going to run them for you. Ultimate Fantasy Books (UFB) are a favorite … More Releases, Marketing, and Tours
Over December, I gave away an exclusive short. While that remains such for my mail list, I’ve decided to give this second short to the internet at large – mainly you lovely readers. If you enjoy it, please pop on over and check out my debut, High Summons. Eligos – A short story from the Warlock … More Short Stories and #DecemberGiveaway
High Summons has been selected to participate in a Author Shout’s Cover War, and I need YOUR help to win! It takes less than a minute. Click HERE, scroll down to the bottom and select the dot next to “High Summons by Eli Celata” and then you’ll see the result. Vote once a day. Then once … More Cover War!
Authors have their own unique ways to get their writing done. Some have called this the pantser versus plotter methodology. Meaning some fly by the seats of their pants (pantser) and don’t have any outline. The plotter creates outlines with varying degrees of detail. To be honest, I don’t think this really describes the full … More Writing Processes