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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

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? 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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How To Become a Professional Author

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? 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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When You Begin Writing After a Long Break

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? by Lindsey Richardson ? Let’s talk about the 7 month break I took from writing. That’s right… 7 months. It was my longest to date break from writing. And the break happened for…

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How to Write an Effective Chase Scene

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? by Doug Lewars ? Either a villain is fleeing from the forces of law-and-order or your hero is fleeing from overwhelming danger, but in either case you need a chase scene. Any…

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When to Show and When to Tell

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? by Kyle Massa ? Show, don’t tell. If you’ve ever taken a writing course of any kind, you’ve probably heard that phrase. If you haven’t, the meaning is pretty simple: don’t come…

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How to Navigate Book Marketing 101

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
? It’s Easy! …says no indie author ever. ? The truth is it is indeed downright terrifying when any author first looks at it. Yes, this includes traditionally published authors. They are still…

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Four Ways to Plan Showing Vs. Telling in Your Novel

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? by Andrea Lundgren ? As writers, we’ve been told over and over how it’s much better to show a reader something rather than tell them, and recently, I wrote about how one…

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