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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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Quick Links: What Goes in a Press Kit?

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Do you have a press kit? You should. Where else can people find pictures you will let them use and more information about you. If you don’t have a press kit or just want to make sure the one you have is […]

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Quick Links: Ultimate Guide: Structural Editing For Your Novel

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Can you over edit a manuscript? I mean I am sure it is possible but most of the time the problem is not enough editing, and not enough of the right kind of editing. Author Helen Scheuerer from Writer’s Edit helps with […]

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Quick Link: Critique Groups: 6 Ways they May Hurt Your Writing…and 6 Ways they Can Help

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Are you a member of a critique group? Anne R. Allen thinks they are a great resource for all writers. She also has a few cautions as well so whether you are in a group or not, go check out her article.  […]

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Quick Link: Podcast – Marketing Your Book All the Way to the Bestseller Lists, with Jay Baer

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. We are offering up something a little different today, a link to a podcast instead of a post. It is an interview between Chris Ducker and Jay Baer about book marketing that I thought was very interesting. Let me know if you […]

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Quick Link: 7 Ways to Find Beta Readers and Reviewers for Your book

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Beta readers are a great tool for success. They provide a fresh set of eyes to look over your manuscript and hopefully provide great feedback, so you can polish your story before putting it in front of agents or customers. But where […]

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Quick Link: 6 Ways Grammarly Can Improve Your Writing And Editing

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Have you tried Grammarly? I read about it from Joanna Penn over at The Creative Penn. It is a program that is supposed to help your writing by checking your grammar as you work. There is a free and a paid version […]

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Author Tools: How to Change the Price of Your Kindle Book in KDP

Author Tools – things to help you get your writing done Want to change your price in KDP but struggling? Shelley Hitz has a video to show you how, along with a step by step process. ~ * ~ How to Change the Price of Your Kindle Book in KDP Are you having difficulty changing […]

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Author Tools – Track Your Word Count and Progress with Scrivener

Author Tools – things to help you get your writing done  Gwen Hernandez, at Writer Unboxed, gives us another helpful Scrivener post. Perfect timing for counting up those 50k words for NaNoWriMo! ~ * ~ Track Your Word Count and Progress with Scrivener June 30, 2016 By Gwen Hernandez 2016 has been a busy year. My youngest […]

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Quick Links: How to Create a Link on Amazon for Book Reviewers

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Who doesn’t want more reviews! The awesome Shelly Hitz has a great way to add a direct link to the Amazon review section of your book, making it oh so easy for readers to review your title. ~ * ~ How to […]

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