Author: Stacy Overby

Why Is A Good Book Cover Important?
December 22, 2017 Writing Advice Stacy Overby

Book covers. They’re the next biggest thing authors talk about after they write the manuscript, right? But, what goes into a good book cover? Why are they so important to get right? Some of the obvious answers probably come to mind at this point—they get people to stop at your book, they sell the book,

Don’t Panic Poetry Prompt: Water
November 29, 2017 Don't Panic Poetry Prompt,Writing Prompts Stacy Overby

Welcome to the Don’t Panic Poetry prompt. We give you four different parts to the prompt. Choose one or choose them all, it’s up to you to decide. Here’s what you’ve got to work with this week: 1)      The element of water. 2)      The feel of water 3)      This image:  4)      And for the classical

5 Strategies to Banish Your Writer’s Block
November 17, 2017 Writing Advice Stacy Overby

You sit at the keyboard staring at a blank screen. The cursor blinks, each time it feels a little more forceful, a little more condemning. Pressure keeps building until you finally throw your hands up and walk away because the words aren’t flowing. So now what? the trouble with waiting for writer’s block to pass

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