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Engaging Readers Through Facebook Part 1: Groups

Engaging Readers Through Facebook Part 1: Groups We know that Facebook is one of the most important social media platforms for authors to be estab...

10 Great Holiday Movies Adapted From Stories

Die Hard Image from: Die Hard, 1988 20th Century Fox Sure, Santa doesn’t make an appearance, but the moment the elevator doors of Nakatomi Tower op...

13 Horror Movies From Book Adaptations

Anne Rice’s 1976 novel “Interview with the Vampire” is a somewhat different experience from the movie. Firstly, Claudia, played by Dunst in the movie, is younger. This makes sense, as it would be hard to find a six-year-old with the acting abilities of a 12-year-old Dunst. 

How Authors Can Leverage Facebook to Grow Their Reader Base

As an independently published author, you have to rely heavily on social media to grow your business and gain readers. Without one of The Big Five ...

Top 10 Science Fiction Movies Ever Adapted

When it came out in 1982, Blade Runner was a modest success, earning $34M at the box office, exceeding its $28M budget. This success was nothing compared to the impact it would have on its genre.

Good Social Media Practices for Authors

In today’s ever-growing world of independent publishing, authors are relying on social media to get the word out about their books and projects. In...

Top 10 Comedy Movies Ever Adapted

High Fidelity opened with $6.4M and has since become a cult classic with one of the greatest soundtracks in cinema history. Read about other Comedy movie adaptions here

The Story Behind “Crazy Rich Asians”

Surely you’ve seen the trailer, or at least a commercial, of the huge movie that has quickly made its way to the top of the US box office, "Crazy R...

Writing the Screenplay

Writing a novel and writing a screenplay are two vastly different things. Even though you wrote the book, it is very unlikely that you as the author will...

The Film Optioning Process for Novels

One of the most exciting calls or emails an author can hope to get is from a producer telling them that they love the writer’s story and would like...

Why and How to Copyright

When you have created something unique or original out of your imagination, you need to ensure that it is protected, whether published or unpublished.

5 Steps to Your Novel Becoming a Blockbuster Movie

Every author dreams of seeing their written works on the big screen. Most authors don't even mind the small screen or Netflix original streaming pr...