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Quick Link: Storyboarding with Scrivener (or, A Love Affair with Virtual Index Cards)

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Do you use Scrivener? I have it and I use it sporadically but sporadic is my middle name. It is a great tool for organizing but it can be a bit overwhelming. Gwen Hernandez from Writers UnBoxed has some great tips with lots […]

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Quick Link: KINDLE SCOUT –STEP INSIDE FOR A TOUR

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Have you tried using Kindle Scout for one of your titles? What did you think? I love it as a reader. (Because we all know I haven’t finished anything yet.) If you haven’t heard of Kindle Scout, or you wanted to learn […]

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Women’s fashions through history

Need some inspiration for how women dressed throughout history? User Q1s2e3 at Imgur has a fantastic graphic of women’s fashion in every year from 1784-1970.

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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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Should You Start a Video Blog?

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Bless Laura Drake for being braver than me! She decided to start a video blog and posted her experiences and why you should start a vlog. She even included her first one at Writers In The Storm for you to check out! […]

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Quick Links: Looking for a Book Editor? Here’s How Much You Should Expect to Pay

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. If you have never hired a book editor and are curious at how much they cost or want to compare what you have paid, then read on for Blake Atwood’s post at The Write Life. Be warned, you might want to gird […]

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Quick Links: Staying Organized While You Write–and Finish–Your Book

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. What tools do you write with? I use both MS word with track changes on and Scrivener.  At How To Plan, Write, And Develop A Book, owner Mary Carroll Moore gives her professional advice on how she stays organized while writing. ~ […]

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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: Schedule Your Time in 4 Simple Steps

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Trying to find more time in the day seems to be every adult’s desire. I don’t know if I could follow Janalyn Voigt schedule personally, but I thought it was very well written and that there are some of you out there […]

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Quick Link: Top Time Savers for Social Media and Blogging

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. A really great post from Elizabeth Spann Craig on how she saves time with her social media responsibilities. Worthy of a bookmark! ~ * ~ Top Time Savers for Social Media and Blogging by Elizabeth S. Craig, @elizabethscraig The biggest complaint I […]

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