Opyrus Blog for Authors and Writers

Want to Be an Author? Just Write!

4 Reasons Why Writing Leads to Stress Relief

Should You Read Your Own Work for Audiobooks?

Publish or Perish: How Often Do You Need to Publish?

Juggling Act: 5 Tips to Balance Writing and Family Time During the Holidays

How to Increase Your Mailing List Size

Seth Godin: Writing & Marketing Tips After 19 Books

3 Ways of Getting Out of Writer's Block

6 Ways to Get Great Results From Your Cover Designer

How to Crowdfund Your Novel With Patreon

The Rules for Writing According to Jeffery Deaver

Binge Writing: The Good and the Bad

How to Get Top Food Bloggers to Feature Your Recipe Book On Instagram and Instagram Stories

How to Market your Book Using a Personal Network

7 Authors New Years Resolutions That Will Improve Your Career

How to Simply Make Amazon Market Your Book for Free

How to Get Your Books Noticed - by Janet Evanovich

5 Types of Technothrillers That Readers are Begging for More Of

7 Things Editors Want You to Know

Looking for Scares: How to Craft a Truly Frightening Horror Novel

3 Steps Authors Can Take to Dominate Social Media

3 Steps to Turbo Charge Your Book Blurb to Set Sales on Fire

Want to Give Away eBooks in Person? Now You Can!

3 Musts for Any Novel, According to John Grisham

How to Use Google Hangouts & YouTube to Promote Your Audiobook

Amazon Ads: Best Tips for This Book Marketing Powerhouse

Are You An Expert? Two-Time Author Jeremy LeBlanc Tells Us About Guide Writing

All in the Voice: Choosing the Right Narrator for Your Audiobook

Turn Your Book Into a Movie With Voyage Media

5 Things Authors Can Learn From The Americans

8 Ways to Hook Readers With the First Sentence

Margaret Atwood's Tips for Authors

Words on the Road: 5 Tools for Writing Without a Laptop

5 Tips on How to Save Money on the Editing Process

6 Tips on Starting a Local Writing Group

10 Rules for Writing from Elmore Leonard

Amazon Now Out of Author Services -  Leaves Void!

4 Top Book Marketing & Sales Performance Signals

Discoverability: How Readers Find Your Books

Why Keywords are Critically Important to Increase Book Sales

Try Camp NaNoWriMo: The Spring Version of the Classic Author Challenge

Sarah Maizes 5 Tips for Writing Kids Books

Bookstat: The Ideal Book Marketing Tool to Pinpoint a Profitable Niche

6 No-nonsense Tips for Getting More Book Reviews

5 Healthy Habits for a Long-Term Author Career

Author Advice From E.L. James

BookBOAST: The New Trend in Book Marketing

How to Write a Killer Book Title

6 Rules of Fiction From Preston & Child

Authors: 5 Steps to a Winning Publishing Plan for 2018

5 Author-Recommended Tools for Dictating Your Books

10 Ways to Find Antique Flavor For Your Historical Novels

7 Best Gifts for Authors: 2017 Edition

6 Ways to Waste a Fortune Publishing Your Book

Andy Weir's 4 Tips Writers Can Use to Stop Procrastinating

4 Steps Authors Can Take to Relaunch an Old Series and Find New Fans

Charity Books: Get Great Results From Doing Good

6 Bad Beginnings for Good Books: How Not to Start Your Novel

9 Tips for NaNoWriMo From Authors Who've Made It

Tom Clancy's Top 5 Rules for Writing

3 Tips to Growing Your Market Through Forming a Ghostwriting Team

Tips to Branding and Marketing Before Your First Book

Author Awards: Prestige as Your New Book Marketing Plan

10 Unique Tips for Authors to Grow Their Audience

7 Tips for Writing Unfamiliar Settings

5 Tips for Writing a Great Series Character

Jim Butcher on How to Be a Horrible Writer

How to Choose Your Genre: Writing to Market

How to Select the Right POV For Your Book?

Dan Brown's Top 7 Tips for Writing Suspense Novels

7 Good and Bad Reasons for an Author to Use a Pen Name

Top 10 Online Classes for Authors: Improving Your Craft

Fact or Myth: The Truth About Copyrighting your Book

The Parent-Author's Guide to Writing on Summer Vacation

5 Reasons You Should Self-Publish An Audiobook For Kids

Are You An Expert? Tips to Create A Catchy Audiobook Study Guide

Tips for Using Writing Prompts to Stretch Your Imagination

6 Reasons Why Your Book Should Be an Audiobook

3 Solid Email List Providers for Authors

Writing Retreats: Is There a Perfect One for You?

Run for the Letters: Author Tips to Make the NYT & USAT Bestseller Lists

A 4 Step Author Guide to Non-Fiction Social Media

Authors: Are You Taking Care of Your Eyesight?

6 Tips from Ann Rule for Writers Researching True Crime

YA Superstar Suzanne Collins Best Tips for Authors

8 Pitfalls That Kill a Great Book Plot

The 4 Key Elements to Writing a Great Memoir

5 Mistakes Authors Should Avoid in Developing a Book Series

Radish: A Totally New Way Authors Can Attract Rabid Fans

4 Clever Steps to Get from First Draft to Finished Novel

5 Tips to Activate Your Book Back Matter

Are you Getting Reviewed by Influencers in the Self-publishing Field?

Wattpad a Book Marketing Bonanza? 5 Things You Should Know

The Perfect Back Cover Blurb

5 Tips for Having it All: Writing With a Full-Time Job

8 Top Tips for Writing a Novel With a Co-Author

Try 4 Tips to Banish Writer's Block by Harnessing Stream of Consciousness

Pinterest for Authors: 7 Tips to 2017's Hot Book Marketing Venue

3 Tips on Writing about Your Life or a Biography of Interest!

4 Tips to Engage Readers With Your Author Contact Page

Create an Author Workspace That Inspires, No Matter Where You Work

NYT Bestseller Jana DeLeon's No-Nonsense Tips for Authors

10 Best Holiday Gifts for Authors: 2016 Edition

9 Ways to Scare Readers Away From Your Author Website

11 Weird Writing Tips for NaNoWriMo That Actually Work

8 Things for Independent Authors to be Thankful For

Writing Advice for Authors from Diana Gabaldon

How Authors Can Outrank Competitors (on Amazon)  With KDP Rocket

4 Tips to Market your Book for a Big Holiday Push

3 Reasons to Hire a PR Professional for Book Marketing  - For A Short Term Media Blast that Could Take You Far

3 Ways to Create FOMO to Boost Your Book Sales

How to Leverage Your Beta Readers to Help with Social Media When Your Book Launches

7 Tips to Creating a City-Guide Audio Book - Extra Author Income?

2 Simple Tips for Authors to Automate Book Marketing and Save Time!

4 Ways to Let Instagram Stories Sell Your Book For You

5 Examples of Bad Writing Advice from Great Authors

6 Ways to Hook Your Reader From the Very First Sentence

10 Things Great Characters Need, According to Author Chuck Wendig

7 Tips on Writing for Teens Without Sounding Like an Adult

Building Your Author Platform: A Book Marketing Essential

5 New & Useful Apps for Authors + 1 Really Fun One

9 Topics Authors Should Think About Before Quitting the Day Job?

7 Writing and Book Marketing Tips from Chicken Soup's Jack Canfield

5 Book Marketing Tricks Using InstaFreebie

How to Build Your Book Creation Team - Do You Have to Do it All?

5 Tips to Writing a Best-Selling Fiction Book Description

4 New Game-Changing Book Marketing Tools

Robert Heinlein's Top 5 Rules for Authors

How to Create a Fiction or Non-fiction Reader Magnet with Free Books

Build Your Book Marketing Plan 5 Minutes at a Time

4 Ways Authors Can Increase Website Income

Hugh Howey's Best Advice for Writers & Authors

8 Tips for Authors to Avoid Over-Plotting - Too Much Story in Your Story?

4 Tips On Non-Fiction Booklets: Do Fewer Words Mean More Money?

Are Coloring Books in Your Self Publishing Future?

6 Ways to Make Your Historical Novel Come Alive

4 Tips on How to Write the Ultimate Beach Read

10 Best Destinations for Nomadic Authors

Low-Tech or High-Tech: Which Kind of Author Are You?

How to Get 6 Income Streams From One Non-Fiction Book

7 Book Marketing Tactics to Increase Engagement With Your Readers Now!

5 Top Tips for Writers on Being a Digital Nomad

5 Important Writing Tips from J.K. Rowling

Turn Your Non-Fiction Book into a Workbook

4 Tips to Building Your Non-Fiction Fan Base With Facebook Live

Nora Roberts' Top 7 Tips for Writers and Authors

The 3 Essential Tactics for Authors to Sell More Books on Amazon?

5 Great Writing Tools to Use Before Sending Your Book to Your Editor

3 Top Tips For Getting More Book Reviews

James Patterson's Tips on Writing Books Readers Can't Put Down

3 Ways for Writers & Authors to Outline Your Next Book

8 Stephen King Secrets to Writing a Best-Seller

3 New Social Scheduling & Tracking Tools for Authors

3 Steps to Creating Author Story Slams with Loyal "Brand Ambassadors"

3 Social Media Hacks for Authors to Master

4 Keys to Building a Romance Novel Road Map

Top 10 Habits of Successful Authors

How to Increase Writing Creativity & Productivity With Neuroscience

Are You an Author Writing for Love or Money?

The Pirate Effect: What to Do if Someone's Stealing Your Book

Why You Should Join or Create a Collective Pen Name?

BookTube: A Key Influencer for Book Marketing

Do You Write Children's Books? Bring Those Concepts to Adults

7 Ways Your Author Website is Annoying Readers (And How to Fix It)

How to Edit Your Book Before Sending it to Your Editor

4 Tips to Organize Your Day to Keep Author Burnout Away

25 Step Book Marketing Plan: To Achieve Market Saturation

3 Author Tips to Leverage Conferences Outside the Digital World!

3 Ways for Authors to Engage and Win Over Reporters and Bloggers?

7 Tips on How to Be a More Effective Author With Social Sharing Groups

5 Novel Writing Software Tools to Up Your Game

It's Planning Time: 5 Author's Conferences You Can't Afford to Miss

How to Publish Your Book Series: It's All in the Timing

5 Marketing Trends Non-Fiction Authors Can Use in 2016

Authors Ignite! Position Yourself To Have the Best Year Ever

12 Ways to Crush Writer's Block

10 New Habits Writers Need to Cultivate in the New Year

How to Use Short Audiobooks: An Unused Book Marketing Tool?

5 Keys To Achieving Your Best Results as an Author in 2016

20 Creative Holiday Gifts for Your Favorite Author

6 Author Apps You Need on Your Phone

The 8-Question Quiz That Predicts Writing Career Success

3 Top Social Media Scheduling Tools for Authors

Top 10 Reasons Your Book Should Be an Online Course

How to Use the Four Rooms Approach to Story Telling and Book Marketing

3 Easy Steps to an Online Book Release Party

How To Get Your Writing Edge Back Through Interviews

Great Ideas for the 12 Days of Author Christmas

5 Critical Elements in Author Branding

5 Things Authors Can Learn From The Martian

The Author's Guide to Instagram Book Marketing

Don't Let Writing Perfection Be the Enemy of the Good

6 Reasons for Authors to Use a Pen Name

How to Train Your Dragon: Using Dictation to Turbocharge Your Writing

Play it Safe: 4 Ways Authors Can to Back Up Their Work

How to Maximize Your Writing with an Author Accountability Partner

How to Use Social Media Quizzes to Promote Your Book

5 Lessons Authors Can Learn From Back to School Time

How to Find a Bigger Book Audience by Selling eZines

7 Ways to Self-Sabotage Your Author Blog