Monthly Archives: July 2018

How to Protect Against Plagiarism If You Post Fiction Online

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
? by Sarah Pesce ? Let me start this off by saying plagiarists are the WORST. Unfortunately, plagiarism is made easier than ever with self-publishing these days. If you post your work online…

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The Best Piece of Writing Advice I Ever Received

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? by Meg Dowell ? You don’t know which projects are going to succeed, and which ones are going to fail. Many people assume that because I’ve been writing for a long time,…

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Pens Meeting Report 17 July 2018

This meeting was to be the creative thoughts from the outing to Dudley Castle and Zoo a few weeks ago. You couldn’t have easily predicted the diversity of those thoughts, unless you knew the members who shared them as well … Continue reading

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The Odds of Advertising Your Book

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
? by Richard Risemberg ? This is the way it is: if your book does not enjoy extensive publicity, it will not sell. This is not a hard and fast rule, as miracles…

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Why You Should Rewrite and Not Edit

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
? by Teagan Berry ? Congratulations. You’ve just finished a novel. You’ve taken some time to decompress and relax, away from the world of writing, but now you need to dive in and…

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A Good Idea Isn’t Always Good Enough

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? by Meg Dowell ? There’s more to an idea than just a thought process. Before I rebranded this blog in 2015, I thought long and hard about a name and tagline. Finally…

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Pens Summer Outing 2018

The heat of the previous weeks was both a blessing and a disappointment for our trip. ‘Why’, I here you think? The joy of public transport bought the ten of us together and then whisked us way out West and … Continue reading

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How To Become a Professional Author

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
? by Laura Peters ? Becoming an established author is easier today than it has ever been in the past. That is thanks to services like Createspace and Lightning Source that enable anyone…

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