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A young author and editor navigating the publishing world
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Why Do I Have to Read Books Published in the Last Five Years?
If you've read any of my newsletters, you'll recognize this tip. I almost always include it. "If you want to write in a genre, read books...
Am I Marketing in a Void?
Authors will ask this question at one point in their lives. Why doesn't my marketing do anything?
Author Spotlight - John Clewarth
I'm always so happy to host authors, and this one came just in time for Halloween. I won't waste any more time on my end introducing
Why Won't Traditional Publishers Pick Up My Self-Published Book?
You only sold 24 copies of your self-published book and want to go traditional. So why are agents rejecting it?
15 Ways to Believe in Yourself Again
We all feel like impostors. But your work is worth it and worthy, so keep going after you read this blog post.
How to Write an Amazon Book Review
It seems simple. But Amazon can and does take down reviews. So here's how to avoid your review disappearing.
20 Ways to Tackle Writer's Block
Thanks to a fantastic discussion on Writer's Chat, I wanted to make the resources readily available. Below you'll find twenty ways t
Writing to Know We're Not Alone
The question that haunts an author far more than: so where did this idea come from? The question: Why do you write?
BLAZE PRE-ORDER GIVEAWAY
As we're approaching the Blaze pre-order (date releasing soon), I decided to do a fun giveaway.
Knock on 100 Doors (Encouragement for Those Wanting to Give Up Writing)
The world of writing is a world of nos. You send out 100 emails in hopes of at least one yes.
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