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Writing Novels That Sell with Adrienne deWolfe

Book Title Debates: Name Your Novel Something Provocative

What's in a name? Plenty! No matter how well you write, if your book title doesn't grab the reader’s attention, you will lose sales. If you're writing for a legacy publisher (one of the Big 6), suggesting book titles can be frustrating.…
Writing Novels That Sell with Adrienne deWolfe

Enliven Your Book Research: Interview Sources in the Field

When you do book research, hitting the trail to interview sources will open your eyes and inspire your  writing much more than surfing the Internet. Yes, my friends, I can now say with authority that steers are much larger than they appear…
Writing Novels That Sell with Adrienne deWolfe
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How to Pitch Book Cover Art and Titles to a Publisher

When you pitch book cover art and titles to a publisher, diplomacy will win you more concessions than obstinance. During the days when I was writing romance books, I quickly discovered that actual, in-the-trenches marketing experience was…