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If You’re a Writer, Writing IS Your “Real” Job

Successful writers know that in order to keep producing high-quality, consistent work, they need to apply themselves every day – and not just to writing, but reading as well. If you’re not reading, you’re not going to be a good … Continue reading

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9 Tips on How to Start a Story

How do you begin to tell a story without informing your reader of the where, when, who, and why? Known as an “information-dump” in the writing world, this needed information can often be boring. It must be woven into the … Continue reading

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5 Reasons Why Selling to Libraries Needs to be a Top Priority

According to the ALA Materials Survey published in March 2015, the most popular categories in public libraries were Children’s picture books, general fiction, mystery/thrillers, cookbooks and memoir/bio. The complete list is here. Libraries are a commonly neglected target in the … Continue reading

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Should You Convert Your Books to Audiobooks?

Johannes Gutenberg introduced his printing press to the world in 1439. The device, with its ability to move the type, started a social revolution, and I have no doubt, the morning after the announcement, Mister Gutenberg found himself besieged by … Continue reading

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Editing Your Work

Revision is a passionless, cold, extraction of your beautiful thoughts, right? Not exactly. “It’s more likely that revision will save you from yourself, as it’s saved my writing many times,” said Austin Wiggins, author. There are two types of editing: line … Continue reading

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