6 Insider Pearls of Wisdom I’ve Learned Over the Past 2 Years in Publishing

Lana PecherczykBlogging, Marketing, Self Publishing, Writing7 Comments

Since I hit publish on my first novel almost 2 years ago. I’ve learned so much about the industry, both traditional and independent. In that time, I started part-time work in a bookshop as a marketer, I became Vice President of RWA, I wrote three more books… but published only 1. This was because I got a little sucked in to the appeal of being a traditional published author. But after stagnating during that time, I lost myself more than I found myself. After meeting a few awesome Perth writers, who all happen to be women earning over six figures … Read More

Build Your Author Website Using WordPress

Lana PecherczykBlogging, Marketing0 Comments

Want to learn how to make an awesome WordPress website? Take control of your career and learn how to manage a simple WordPress website and blog then turn it into a successful self-managed powerhouse for your author business. Learn via easy walk-through videos as I build an author website before your eyes, and talk about content creation, e-commerce, traffic acquirement and more. At $30 AUS for RWA members, you can’t go wrong! Downloadable PDFs and worksheets will be available so you can revise at your leisure. Whether you’re a digital immigrant or an author just wanting the latest hot tips on … Read More

Guest Blogging Opportunities

Lana PecherczykBlogging0 Comments

Because I’m a DIY kind a gal, I’d like to encourage the sharing of internet real estate with all other DIY Writer’s, Readers and Artists out there. I don’t care what your age is, what your skill level is – if you have something original to say, I’d like to hear it.  If you want to post on this site, you need to submit your post to me for approval first. I will be approving based on the below points: You must have a website to link back to You must have written the work yourself – you may link … Read More

The five cardinal sins of a blog post

Lana PecherczykAll, Blogging, Writing0 Comments

Internet readers are a fickle lot, and can make an impression within 3 seconds of landing on your page. So what are the things that steer people towards a bad first impression? Thou shall use not enough white space.  Readers need white space surrounding their words, it gives the brain a break, and a small pause between processing information. If there is too much going on in your page, your reader is more likely to feel flustered, and skip over all the important bits. TIP: Use bullets, lists, quotes and paragraphs to break up text. Thou shall use too much … Read More