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Poetry event for the New Year

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Marketing you books – a collection of guides

Courtesy of those lovely people at Createspace, I have put together their information and guides on Marketing your books, self published, or other routes, I find they are written simply and very useful to read through to consider applying some, … Continue reading

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Pens latest mini workshop PowerPoint presentation

The Pens meeting on 21 November 2107 featured another Mini Workshop. This one was on Social Media and Self-Publishing giving an overview of each topic rather than an in-depth, mind-bending, tidal wave of information, It covers the basics of what … Continue reading

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Sutton Coldfield Art Trail 2017

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15 Tips for Writing Poetry

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
? by Jacqui Murray Poetry is not something I’m good at writing so I enjoy it vicariously through online friends like this amazing poem by Diana over at Myths of the Mirror or…

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Ninety-Nine Ways to Fail in Writing, Publishing, and Marketing

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
? by Dr. Kent Gustavson When it comes to writing, publishing, and marketing a book, there are many mistakes to be made (many more than 99). The #1 most important mistake NOT to…

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How Long Should My Story Be?

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
  ? by Cátia Isabel Silva After finishing your stories, how many times do you find yourself wondering if it’s too long? Perhaps you instead wonder if it might be too short? This is…

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Does Publishing Have a Future Without Amazon?

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
? by Mercy Pilkington at GoodEreader With the end of a pretty rough year behind us and the first few weeks of 2017 under our belts, it’s a good time to take a deep…

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Three Commonly Made Writing Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
? By Maja Todorovic   Mistake. Not very popular word in our vocabulary and it is something you usually don’t want to hear about. But guess what, we are all just humans. And it…

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The Best Ways to Get Published

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
Image source ? by Laura Peters Every writer has a story to tell, and all they want to do is share that story with the world. There was a time when, if you…

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