Adjective Order: The Red Big Barn

By Kim Batchelor on Saturday, September 30th, 2017 in BookHive Corp, Novels, Research, Writing. No Comments

Writer’s love description. When describing a given object or person a writer can use as many descriptors as they would like. This is because English allows for multiple adjectives to be listed consecutively. It was a beautiful, small, shiny, round, old coin. It was a big, dirty, old, red, wooden barn. In these examples there […]

How to Get a Book Cover

By Kim Batchelor on Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 in BookHive Corp, Self-Publishing. No Comments

When you are looking to self-publish, you are in control of everything about your book, including the cover. Since traditional publishers usually have their own resources for creating the perfect cover for your book, it isn’t something everyone stops to think about until they are faced with the problem of acquiring their own. There are […]

Where to Submit Your Short Stories and Flash Fiction

By Kim Batchelor on Saturday, September 16th, 2017 in BookHive Corp, Research. No Comments

You’ve written a short story. It’s amazing. It’s the best roughly 500 to 30,000 words ever put to page. You are the next Ernest Hemingway! But, first, you need to get published and have someone read your work. Here are some places to consider submitting your short stories. Contests: Sometimes different publishers, newspapers, journals, or […]