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Write About What You Know… (or Not!)

Write About What You Know… (or Not!)   by Rita Goldner Writers are often directed in how-to books, classes, and webinars to write about a familiar subject, something about which they can speak with authority. Even better, the writing coaches … Continue reading

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Ants by Rita Goldner Many of my author colleagues have eschewed New Year’s Resolutions, which are often worded negatively. “I’ll give up bad eating habits,” “I’ll quit procrastinating,” “I won’t complain so much,” “I’ll organize my messy office,” and so … Continue reading

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Sometimes You Need a Break

Sometimes You Need a Break by Patricia Grady Cox Having finished THE CABIN DOOR (my third novel), I have begun my search for an agent. At the same time I am diligently promoting my two published novels, CHASM CREEK and … Continue reading

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Monarch Butterfly

Monarch Butterfly by Rita Goldner Since my whole improbable journey to becoming a published children’s book author was launched by my love of orangutans, I like to blog about them and other endangered or threatened species. I certainly have no … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name?

What’s in a Name? by Elizabeth Blake Whether we are writing under our given name or a pseudonym, how we choose to present ourselves to the world is important. We pour considerable energy and time into showing who we are … Continue reading

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Read a sample chapter from “The Bucktown Babies”

Read a sample chapter from “The Bucktown Babies” by Janine R. Pestel The Bucktown Babies, a supernatural paranormal thriller, was released on February 1, 2017, on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Nook, Apple iTunes, Kobo, and through several other retailers. Currently, … Continue reading

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Write 1,000 Words Every Day

Write 1,000 Words Every Day by Matthew Howard This may be the best writing advice I ever received. Yes, we can learn much about the craft of writing, about style and narrative structure and how to research. But to be … Continue reading

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Making Serials Work for You

Making Serials Work for You by Immortal Angel When I say I’m an author, most people think I write novel-length books. And surprisingly, there are still a great many people who don’t consider me a “real author” if my books … Continue reading

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5 Things I Learned from Attending Authors Readings

5 Things I Learned from Attending Authors Readings by Ofelia Montelongo As an always-learning aspiring author, I love to hear how other authors did it: How did they overcome the fears and trespass the world of writing and publishing? In my … Continue reading

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The Effective Author: Dare to Write the Stories of Cruelty and Kindness

The Effective Author: Dare to Write the Stories of Cruelty and Kindness © 2016 Kebba Buckley Button, MS, OM. World Rights Reserved. If you love to write but are still casting about for your niche, there are untapped goldmines of … Continue reading

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