Friday, April 6, 2012

Self-Publishing Success Stories: Laurin Wittig

Useful tidbit for new writers (excerpt from Savvy Author's Let's Get Emotional by Laurin Wittig)

Writing emotion is hard. How do you capture something that is so fleeting and without substance? How do you paint a word picture of a feeling?
Shh. I've got a secret. Are you listening? Describing emotion is all about describing the physical manifestation of those emotions. Yep, the easiest way to show emotion is to describe what they make your character feel in her five physical senses, and what they make her do. That's physical description.
You can do that, right?
Think about it.   
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As for her success, she recently shared with this blog that she has sold over 75,000 copies of her indie books since Sept 2010.  Congratulations and thanks for sharing this with everyone.  Many writers will appreciate this transparency.  I know I am.

Highlighting the author's 3 books:

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