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Quick Link: The Broken Query System

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Wendy Lawton from Books & Such discusses the broken query system and what you can do to work with it. ~ * ~ The Broken Query System by Wendy Lawton Broken things drive me crazy. Just call me the Fix-it Fairy. If […]

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Quick Link: 5 Essential Pieces of Advice you Need to Hear before you Publish

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. You have done it! You have finished your story, your rewrites, maybe even gotten some feedback from friends. But before you upload that story to Amazon and click “publish” there are a few things you might want to think about. Books Go […]

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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 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: 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: Should Indie Authors Put Endorsement Quotes or “Puffs” on Self-published Books?

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. I am one of those people who actually read the endorsement quotes. There are some that are too short to really tell you anything about the book, and I generally ignore those. The quotes with a little substance can tell you a […]

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Quick Link: The Crafting of an Editorial Letter

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Have you heard of or used an “editorial agent”? The right one is a writer’s best friend. Once they decide to accept your manuscript they help you polish it so that they are sending the best example possible to editors. Kelly, at […]

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Quick Link: Success with Audiobooks: What You Need to Know to Get Your Book Into Audio: Becky Parker Geist

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. The popularity of audiobooks keeps growing. It is a great way to add extra to your offerings and boost your bottom line. Smart authors on Amazon have a deal, where a customer can add an audiobook added for a lower price when […]

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Quick Link: 10 Questions to Ask Before You Accept a Traditional Publishing Deal

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Congratulations, you have been offered a traditional publishing deal! But before you go spending your royalties, be a smart cookie and check that deal out through and through. Susan Spann from Writer’s In The Storm has some tips on what to watch […]

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Quick Link: Oops. That Book Review’s Not Verified

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. There have been a lot of changes with Amazon’s reviews lately. I understand the need to give readers better and more trustworthy reviews but it also needs to be balanced against how difficult it is to get reviews by writers. Big Al at […]

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Quick Link: Acknowledgments: Make Them Awesome

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. My wise old granny always said have an attitude of gratitude and as authors, it is important to acknowledge those who help us. But as an author, you are already creative so make them cool. Head over to Books & Such and […]

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Quick Link: Why I’m Turning Trad-Pub Deals Down

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Elizabeth S. Craig is adding her voice in the traditional vs self-publishing conversation. Elizabeth has many options but has opted to still self-publish, because it works better for her. Check the post out to see her reasons and let us know how […]

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Quick Links: Self-Publishing Success Stories: How I Do It – with John Nicholl

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Another success story in the world of self-publishing! Check out the interview with the bestselling author of three dark psychological thrillers, John Nicholl at the Alliance Of Independent Authors. ~ * ~ Self-Publishing Success Stories: How I Do It – with John […]

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Quick Link:How to Start Your Own Publishing Company

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Not every indie writer needs to become a publisher, but there are a lot of advantages even if the only books you publish are your own. But it is always nice to give back and if you have figured out how to […]

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Quick Link: Which Option is Better, Traditional or Self-Publishing?

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Jeffrey Monaghan, guest posting on Writers And Authors, shares his thoughts about tradition vs self-publishing.  Give it a read and let us know if you think traditional publishing or indie publishing is better? ~ * ~ Which Option is Better, Traditional or […]

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