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Quick Link: 15 Book Publicity Commandments

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. At the Book-Baby Blog (say that 10 times fast!) Carolyn Howard-Johnson gives us 15 must follow commandments for publicity. What do you think? Did she nail them or are there others you would add? ~ * ~ 15 Book Publicity Commandments by […]

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Quick Link: What It’s Actually Like to Work With a Book Editor

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Hopefully if you have already published you know the answer to this question, but if you have never worked with a book editor Blake Atwood at The Write Life shares his experiences. ~ * ~ What It’s Actually Like to Work With […]

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Quick Links: Google Maps: The Best Writing Tool that No One Knows About

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. I love Google maps. I have an exercise program that uses them and it is so much fun, but I do admit I never thought of it as a writing tool.  At Writer Unboxed, Camille Di Maio shows how wrong I am […]

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Quick Link: Building an Author Platform with Ginger Monette

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. You did it! You finally finished your book, it is edited and ready to go. Now what? Ginger Monette from Romance University has some great tips on the next steps. ~ * ~ Building an Author Platform with Ginger Monette by Ginger […]

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Quick Link: 5 Steps To Naming Your Characters Effectively

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Ugh, I don’t know about you but I spend waaaaay too much time messing with my characters names, more than I spent worrying about my children’s names!  Thank goodness for MS search and replace!  Writer’s Edit has a great post on finding […]

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Quick Link: How Do You Know When To Start and End a Scene?

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. How do you decide when a scene begins and ends? I just finished a story that was written well so that even though the story wasn’t the greatest, I kept having to read the next chapter because I wanted to know what […]

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Quick Link: When to stop learning and start writing

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Just a quick post from Jodi Gibson, but sometimes great things come in little packages. Jodi’s post is for all us perfectionist and procrastinator who use the excuse that we don’t know enough, or are not ready, and look at the people […]

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Quick Link: Author Platform Building: How to Create a Valuable Email List For Your Book

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. An email list is one of your best marketing tools. Just think about it, people actually signed up for your email because they are interested in you! At Writer’s Digest, guest poster Gabriela Pereira gives some great tips on how to start […]

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Quick Link: How to Write a (Romance) Blurb by Rosalind James

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Your book blurb is one of the best tools you have in marketing your book. You have gotten the potential reader interested enough to come look a little more at your title. This is where you can make a big impact on […]

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Quick Link: The Therapeutic Benefits of Writing a Novel

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. So this! At Writer UnBoxed, Jessica Lourey discusses the therapeutic effect of writing. Any good therapist will tell you the benefits of writing, while Jessica takes it one step further. The therapy of writing a novel, even if you never publish it. […]

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Quick Link: Your Characters Must Earn Their Way Out of Trouble

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Today’s post is from James Scott Bell, from Kill Zone, because I don’t like to think too much when I exercise either. I look for exciting movies that can pull me in, and away from the treadmill. However, no matter how exciting […]

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Quick Link: Are You Clear About Your Writer Persona? Going Public by Design

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Privacy is such an important, and often under reported, issue these days. It is so easy to find out information on someone. But as authors, we want people to know about us, and that means sharing something of who we are.  At […]

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Quick Link: Who Decides if a Book Should Be Published?

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. It is always fun to be able to peer behind the scenes and learn more about what happens behind closed doors. Today Janet Kobobel Grant from Books & Such helps us to learn more about the traditional publishing world. ~ * ~ […]

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Quick Link: How to Set Up an eBook Ad with Amazon Marketing Services

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Did you know you can set up ads for your ebook with Amazon Marketing Services? I didn’t. But at Indies Unlimited, Melinda Clayton walks you through step by step. ~ * ~ How to Set Up an eBook Ad with Amazon Marketing […]

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Quick Link: The Number One Enemy Of The Writer

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. What do you think the number one enemy of a writer is? I bet you will be surprised when you read Dawn Field’s pick over at Bookbaby Blog but after reading her post I am going to have to agree with her. […]

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