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Quick Link: 3 Ways to Stop Self-Sabotaging Your Writing

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Ooh, I had to bookmark this post by C.S. Lakin! She has a list of ways you might be self-sabotaging your writing and I think I won! Seriously, if you feel you are not the writer you want to be head over […]

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Quick Link: 6 Ways You Are Destroying Your Chances of Finding Readers

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Getting readers who hopefully love your story is the whole reason behind publishing your stories. Make sure you are not doing any of these six mistakes from Laurence O’Bryan at Books Go Social! ~ * ~ 6 Ways You Are Destroying Your […]

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Quick Links: Are You a Writer or a Storyteller?

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. This is actually a really interesting post by K.M. Weiland at Helping Writer’s Become Authors.  I had actually been thinking about this very subject since I am a great storyteller but my writing needs work. Check it out and see what you […]

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Quick Link: Deeper Thinking About Writing Your Scenes

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. One of the reasons why I love Stephen King’s writing, besides the fact that he is amazing at story telling, is how he writes scenes. I grew up in Massachusetts and there are times when I will read one of Mr. King’s […]

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Quick Link: We’re In This Together: How To Help Other Authors Succeed

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. My wise old granny used to always tell me to treat others the way I wanted to be treated. Who wouldn’t want support from fellow authors!  A big thank you to ANGELA ACKERMAN at Writer’s Helping Writers for this great post and […]

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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: 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: 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: 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: 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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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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