Category Archives: The Craft of Writing

Writing your novel this summer? Here are 6 no-fail tips for self-publishers


By BlueInk Review As summer kicks into full gear, many are taking the time to write that novel or memoir they’ve been planning to get to for years. If you’re aiming to self-publish, it’s important to put your best foot forward. At BlueInk Review we’ve written professional reviews of thousands of indie books and talked to countless authors. And we’ve

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The Right Tool for the Job: Logline


by Chris Mandeville I’d like to share a tool that will help you talk about your book: the logline. A logline is a one-line synopsis that typically answers the question: “What is your story about?” The obvious use for the logline is the “elevator pitch” where you have one minute to “sell” the agent- or editor-of-your-dreams on your book idea.

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