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Personal Branding for Authors: Part 1 of a 3-Part Series

Filed in Ask the Editor, Marketing Your Book by on July 13, 2018 0 Comments
Personal Branding for Authors: Part 1 of a 3-Part Series

What is Branding? Branding. What does that word mean to you? Five years ago I would have told you it was what made a company or a product stand out. It was consistent, unique, and fitting to their concept. These days I would say branding means all those same things. However, now we are peeling […]

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Collaborate to Amplify Your Writing

Filed in Ask the Editor by on May 31, 2018 0 Comments
Collaborate to Amplify Your Writing

Spinning in your own wheel In a world full of words, it’s easy to find yourself recycling, rewinding and reinventing the same wheel time and time again. When we immerse ourselves in our own writing routine, our own wheel so to speak, that’s when we are most likely to produce something we’ve already created before. […]

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The Making of a Memoir Part 3: It’s All About Structure

Filed in Ask the Editor, Uncategorized, Writing Tips by on February 23, 2018 0 Comments
The Making of a Memoir Part 3: It’s All About Structure

This is the third and final post in a series all about writing your memoir. You can find helpful tips in the first post about getting started and the second post about brainstorming. Tangling with structure is about as common a writing problem as you can get. However, when you are writing about your own […]

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The Making of a Memoir Part 2: Finding Your Focus

Filed in Ask the Editor, Uncategorized, Writing Tips by on February 16, 2018 0 Comments
The Making of a Memoir Part 2: Finding Your Focus

In the previous post in this series we looked at what a memoir is and how it differs from an autobiography. So now you know you are writing your memoir, but what exactly will it be about? You need a unifying theme or event that every scene builds up to (a random smattering of “stuff […]

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The Making of a Memoir Part 1: Where to Start

Filed in Ask the Editor, Writing Tips by on February 9, 2018 0 Comments
The Making of a Memoir Part 1: Where to Start

If I have learned anything from being an editor it is that everyone has a story to share. This great world of ours has given us experiences as varied as our fingerprints, and there is bound to be someone who will benefit from reading yours. Even if you think your life is nothing spectacular—perhaps even […]

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