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Quick Link: 4 Methods for Developing Any Idea Into a Great Story

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Do you have a great story idea bouncing around your head but don’t know what to do with it? If you are like me, you probably have at least 5.  Elizabeth Sims, over at Jane Friedman has an excellent article on how […]

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Quick Link: A plea for reviewers – can we open up a dialogue about self-published books?

Quick Link: A plea for reviewers – can we open up a dialogue about self-published books?

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Roz Morris, owner of Nail Your Novel, reaches out to people who review books with a plea that they open their minds a little towards reviewing self-publishing titles. I can understand the reluctance of book reviewers, there are a lot of self-published […]

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Quick Link: Writing and Underwear: More Is Better

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. This post isn’t about finding more time to write. Instead, it is about the benefits of finding different types of writing. At Indies Unlimited, Nicholas Forristal has quite the diverse writing resume and the skills that come from it. ~ * ~ […]

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Quick Link: How To Make Your Readers Believe the Unbelievable (Or, The Importance of Facts in Fiction)

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Disney knew the importance of details in creating an over the top user experience. Colleen Oakley, guest posting at Writer Unboxed, knows that the details are important too, especially when writing. By getting your story straight, with all the facts in line, […]

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Quick Link: How We’ve Ruined Our Brains in This Modern Era

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. As I write this post I have five firefox windows with multiple tabs open, a photoshop session, my music, my phone is in front of me where I can see it and lots of background things going on. C. S. Lakin would […]

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Quick Link: Stop Worrying About What People Think and Create Anyway

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. I have to be honest, I am sharing this article because it really hits home for me. If you are like me and worry about putting yourself out there, then this article is for you and you are not alone. Head on […]

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Quick Link: Why Do Readers Stop Reading?

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. What stops you from finishing a book? If you ever wondered why people have dropped your story, wonder no more! Head over to Writers Helping Writers to find out Becca Puglisi thoughts on why she gives up on a story and what […]

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Quick Link: How I Wrote Two Full-Length Novels in 18 Months

Quick Link: How I Wrote Two Full-Length Novels in 18 Months

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Over at Lifehacker Nicole Dieker, who is obviously not a pantser, shares how she was able to successfully write two novels in 18 months.  She has some great tips for you to check out and see if anything is useful to you. […]

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Quick Link: Tracking Your Progress While Outlining and Revising

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. I am a loud and proud pantser, but after reading the post by Julie over at Pub Crawl, I may just have to think my approach. She shares her very adaptable process on how she keeps herself on track and her revisions clear. […]

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Quick Link: Why Did I Get a ‘No’? – The Do’s and Don’ts of Query Letter Writing

Quick Link: Why Did I Get a ‘No’? – The Do’s and Don’ts of Query Letter Writing

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Today’s offering is from Mark Gottlieb posting at Elizabeth Spann Craig and gives you hints and tips on query letter writing. Enjoy! ~ * ~ Why Did I Get a ‘No’? – The Do’s and Don’ts of Query Letter Writing by Mark […]

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Quick Link: What Social Media Groups Are and How To Use Them

Quick Link: What Social Media Groups Are and How To Use Them

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. So you already know that you need social media to help spread the word about your titles, but have you heard of social media groups?  They are a great way to connect with people and help you stand out. Each social media […]

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Quick Link: 6 Ways for Indie Authors to Use Goodreads to Network

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. This post from Barb Drozdowich on the Self Publishing Advice Center from ALLI has reminded me about how neglected my poor Goodreads page is.   Everyone talks about Facebook as the best for your dollar marketing tool, but Barb suggests you also give […]

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Quick Link: Character Motivation Entry: Gaining Fulfillment By Giving Back

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. You get an idea for a book it usually includes an objective, even a pantser like me has that! But what about your character’s motivation? Motivation is different from the obstacles that your main character needs to overcome. You know the outcome […]

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Quick Link: Copyrighting Our Books

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Today’s helpful post is from Best Selling Cozy Mystery Author Elizabeth Spann Craig and is one of those topics you don’t realize you need until you see it and then realize that copyrighting your book is a very good idea. It is […]

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Quick Link: Changing Horses Mid-Stream (or How to Not Panic Over a Mid-Book Structure Revision)

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. You are sitting where ever you sit, writing and your story is going great. You are somewhere in the middle of the book and as you write a sentence you realize, this doesn’t make sense.  You have just found a major plot […]

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