New Release: Savage Mayhem

Almost 10 years ago, I ran a feature post on Sue Coletta, one of the top crime writers in the world. Today, I’m pleased to present Savage Mayhem, her latest release of many. Though Savage Mayhem is book 9 in the Mayhem Series, it can also be read as a...

AI Therapy – Good or Bad?

Not many people know I actually trained as a counselor some 25 years ago. I never worked as one, but I still use the skills I picked every day. Which is why I am concerned that more than 1 in 5 adults in the US live with a mental illness, according to the CDC, and...

Skills Writers Need to Thrive in the AI Era

Following Infostack’s 2024 AI Writing Summit, you will find here my guide on the skills writers need in order to thrive in the AI era. From brainstorming to editing and marketing your work, AI can be your most useful assistant. All you need is to learn what it...

5 Book Marketing Trends For 2024

Book Marketing means promotional marketing efforts that help sell books and reach a broad audience. This marketing strategy ultimately helps to boost sales and increase revenue for the publisher. Authors are shifting their craft from the physical book system to the...

New discovery sheds light on Phaistos disc

The astonishing discovery of a Minoan router in Phaistos may lead to the deciphering of Linear A, as archaeologists claim that the disc contains the WiFi password. It is also claimed that the router was part of the net that connected Phaistos, Knossos, Dodona, Delphi,...

Book Feature: A Beggar’s Bargain

I’m hosting today a feature post on Jan Sikes’ book, A Beggar’s Bargain as part of her Blog Tour Day 4. A Beggar’s Bargain A shocking proposal that changes everything. Desperate to honor his father’s dying wish, Layken Martin vows to do whatever it takes...

Of Paragraph Rewriters and AI Writing Summits

I have been writing a lot about AI writing lately, I know. This is not an accident, as I’m fascinated by the technology behind it and enthusiastic about its potential. Especially for us writers and authors, AI has a lot to offer. Last time, I mentioned two AI...

Using AI to Paraphrase Your Copy

My day job is that of SEO copywriter, which means I write copy for blog posts, web pages, newsletters, etc. While my job was supposed to get obsolete with the advent of AI, it has actually benefited greatly from its use: for example, I use ChatGPT and Claude almost...

Using AI in Fiction Writing

Can you use AI in fiction writing? That was the topic I recently explored on Story Empire, the home of twelve authors, eleven of whom are extremely talented (plus me).  It is the perfect destination for those who share a passion for all things related to writing,...

5 Best AI Content Detectors to Check AI-Generated Content

While I strongly believe that AI in general and AI content generator tools in particular are a boon to most writers, there are times when you don’t want to use them. One such considerable case regards the risk of plagiarism. Obviously, plagiarized content is not...