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5 Ways to Paint Fall into Your Writing

Filed in Ask the Editor by on October 10, 2019 0 Comments
5 Ways to Paint Fall into Your Writing

Writing about fall. There’s a reason one of the first pieces of advice any professional offers to a new writer forging ahead on the publishing journey is, “Show, don’t tell.” Readers don’t want to be told, they want to be shown. So, how does one show information? If we use seasons or weather as an example, […]

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10 Steps For Starting Your Author Blog

Filed in Marketing Your Book by on October 8, 2019 0 Comments
10 Steps For Starting Your Author Blog

Last week we talked about why every author should have a blog. We got a lot of questions about how to go about starting a blog and figured we would follow up with a post to dive into that a bit more. There are a ton of resources out there for newbies who want to start […]

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Why Every Author Should Have A Blog

Filed in Marketing Your Book by on October 3, 2019 0 Comments
Why Every Author Should Have A Blog

We get this question a lot: why should authors care about blogging? The answer: there are literally too many reasons to list in one article. If you are an author, blogging is your friend. In fact, you should make it your best friend. I cannot stress enough how helpful it is for building your audience […]

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Start Small: How to Write a Short Story

Filed in Writing Tips by on September 26, 2019 0 Comments
Start Small: How to Write a Short Story

If you’re just dipping your toes into the writing world, starting with a full-length novel or nonfiction book may feel overwhelming. Short stories allow you to get a feel for composing a story with a beginning, middle, and end. It also helps you tackle character development and a thorough plot structure without having to devote […]

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5 Books Worth Reading for Writers

Filed in From the Desk of... by on September 24, 2019 0 Comments
5 Books Worth Reading for Writers

You’ve probably heard the old adage that the best writers are the best readers, but what should you actually be reading in order to improve your writing craft? Books published within the genre you’re writing will help you see the tone and style your future readers are accustomed to.  Reading other books in your genre […]

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