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Quick Link: Why The Elevator Pitch Will Always Be Effective In Business Writing

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. While this is slanted towards business writing I put to you that all writers need to have an effective short pitch for their projects. Why? Because you are always trying to market your story and people don’t have a lot of time. […]

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Quick Link: A Look at Masterful Character Description Part 2

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. I am sick and I am trying really hard to find the right way to tell you that at Live Write Thrive, C.S. Latkin has written a really good post on dealing with character description. It is more of the show don’t […]

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Quick Link: Get Some Rejection

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Time for some tough love from James Scott Bell at the Kill Zone. He explains why getting some rejection is a good thing for authors to experience. ~ * ~ Get Some Rejection by James Scott Bell The other day I watched […]

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Quick Link: How Book Bloggers Boost Sales for Indie Authors

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. What is an indie author on a budget to do to get reviews and sales? Shayla Raquel, expert editor, seasoned writer, and author-centric marketer has some great tips on how to reach out to book bloggers, including some helpful templates on what […]

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Quick Link: SPS 028: Getting Your First 10,000 Readers with Nick Stephenson

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Who doesn’t want more readers! They are the gift that keeps on giving!  Here is a great podcast from Self-Publishing School to help you find more readers! ~ * ~ Today, I am talking with Nick Stephenson. Nick is a bestselling author […]

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Help for California Fire Victims

Where I am, we are safe. There are fires around us and my allergies are in charge right now, but I am not complaining. There are people who lost everything. The scary part is, this isn’t even the time of year when fire season starts. And thanks to global warming this may be the new […]

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Quick Link: Sometimes You Have to Break the Rules on Social Media

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. I admit it, this post freaked me out. Committing to social media pushes my buttons and I need a lot of baby steps to get there.  On the niche site Social Media Just For Writers, guru Frances Caballo shares what she has […]

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Quick Link: Write What You Know? Well, Not Quite

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. If you are writing non-fiction, write what you know is great. But even then you will get assignments that you will have to research.  Write what you know is great for new writers, to get them started but after that I have […]

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Quick Link: THIS Is The Difference Between Amateur And Pro Writers

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. As Lucy V Hay at Bang2Write states, it is what makes your story different as an author that makes you stand out from the crowd. A really good read! ~ * ~ THIS Is The Difference Between Amateur And Pro Writers By […]

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Quick Link: Supplying Breadcrumbs: How to Hint at a Character’s Emotional Wound – Angela Ackerman

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. This is another great post from Romance University, that applies to all genres. Having a character showing flaws makes them human and more relatable. Thank you, Angela Ackerman! ~ * ~ Supplying Breadcrumbs: How to Hint at a Character’s Emotional Wound – […]

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Quick Link: Adjusting your Vision: Linking Author Identity and Author Brand

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Clay Gilbert posting at Writers And Authors has some great thoughts on how to improve your brand. This is especially good reading for new authors trying to get established, although more experienced authors will find some good information they just might have […]

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Quick Link: The Five Most Common Issues Writers Have with Their Stories

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. I recognized at least a couple of these issues as ones I struggle with, so I am bookmarking this article from Jennifer Blanchard‘s blog to make sure I can go back and re-read it! ~ * ~ The Five Most Common Issues Writers […]

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Quick Link: How to use Authentic Historical Detail to Trigger Emotions and Memories in Your Reader

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Checking in with Anne R Allen’s Blog and a great post on how to connect with your reader and pull them into your story by evoking memories. A great read! ~ * ~ How to use Authentic Historical Detail to Trigger Emotions […]

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Quick Link: Social Media Content Tips for Authors – What to Post

Quick Link: Social Media Content Tips for Authors – What to Post

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. I don’t know how someone who has such a busy life that there is no extra time can also have such a boring life! One of the reasons I am bad at social media is I don’t like my pictures and I […]

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Correspondence from the NaNo fields – Oh Crap!

This is going to be a quick post because if you haven’t guessed yet from the title, I am waaaaay behind. Usually, by this time it goes one of two ways. Either I am cruising and just about finishing or I am so far behind that it is going to take a herculean effort. Not […]

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