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Quick Link: How To Vividly Describe a Setting That You’ve Never Visited by Angela Ackerman

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. One way to get around having to deal with settings is by having a completely fictional world. But even then, most writers are inspired by real places around them and not all genres support this. At Romance University, Angela Ackerman shares great tips […]

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Quick Link: How I Use Skeleton Outlines to Write Faster

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. I confess to being partial to today’s post because using skeleton outlines is how I like to write. To me it is almost magic how the story unfolds and almost creates itself. So if you are interested check out Jennifer Mattern‘s post […]

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Quick Link: How Novelists Can Work Plot Twists into Their Stories

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Today’s post is all about the plot twist! At Live Write Thrive, C.S. Lakin talks about working good twists into your script. ~ * ~ How Novelists Can Work Plot Twists into Their Stories by C. S. Lakin Plot twists are important […]

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Quick Link: Where to Begin Your Book: How to Choose the Best Opening

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Having a strong opening to your story is key in getting people to go beyond the free preview. Award wining author Mary Carroll Moore shares her tips on how to get it right. ~ * ~ Where to Begin Your Book: How […]

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Quick Links: Where Do Consumers Get Their e-Books From?

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Ever wonder what the breakdown of e-book purchases looked like?  While not a comprehensive sample, Michael Kozlowski at Good EReader ran a poll to find out where people got their eBooks from, and the results are still interesting. ~ * ~ Where […]

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Quick Link: Publishing: Kindle Scout Case Study

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Do you Kindle Scout? I do, as a reader I love it. I love being able to help authors generate buzz for their titles and finding new works to read. If your book is selected by Amazon, you get a contract and […]

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Quick Link: 3 Things Your Traditional Publisher Is Unlikely to Do

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. You know we love authors of all kinds here at Publetariat. Anyone who writes a story is my kind of hero, but we do lean towards the self-publishing author just a little more. At Jane Friedman, Jane shares three reasons why sometimes […]

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Quick Link: 5 Musts for Self-Publishing Great Books

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. A timely post now that NaNoWriMo is almost done! Once you have completed writing your story there are some essentials you need to do to make it worth publishing. Laurisa White Reyes from Janice Hardy’s Fiction University lists them out for you.  […]

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Quick Link: This Is The Reason Your Author Platform Impacts Book Sales

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Rachel Thompson, at Bad Redhead Media does not mince words! But if you want to know what you can do in terms of marketing your book, and don’t mind a little bluntness, she has got some great tips for you. If you […]

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Quick Link: NaNoWriMo: But Did I Win?

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. We are almost to the finish line NaNos!  Hopefully you are at your word count or ahead but do not loose heart if you are behind. You can still catch up. One year I had to write 2/3 of my NaNo in […]

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Happy Thanksgiving!

We will be back to our regular schedule tomorrow. Have a wonderful day.

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Quick Links 4 Tips for a Successful Ebook Blog Tour

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Blog tours can be a great way to get buzz for your story, but they can also be a lot of work. Make your blog tour work for you with these great tips from Beth Bacon at Digital Book World. ~ * […]

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Quick Link: Why It’s Crucial to “Write Ugly”

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Writing “ugly” means giving up the all the rules that we have learned,  to just write. That is  part of the charm of NaNoWriMo for me, as I am so focused on the numbers even though I sometimes still wince at my […]

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Quick Links: 5 most common obstacles to writing your book

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Writing a book is hard. I can hear the snorts and feel the eye rolls from here. Yes it is hard. A majority of people want to write a story but very few people actually do. I can’t say anything as I […]

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Quick Links: How Indie Authors Should Price a Book for Optimal Success

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. How do you decide the right price for your book? Too little and you risk not making any money and also possibly turning some audience away. Too much and you definitely risk turning people away. Over at Digital Book World, Penny Sansevieri […]

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