Author Inspirations

Open Versus Closed Writing Critique Groups

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Open Versus Closed Writing Critique Groups

Open Critique Groups Open writing critique groups are open to everyone who wishes to join with no restrictions in regards to age, writing genre, writing experience, group participation, meeting attendance, group size, or anything else in that matter. There are also typically little to no rules beyond common courtesy. PROS Flexibility: Attendance to meetings–whether virtual […]

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Should You Include The Pandemic COVID-19 In Your Next Book?

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Should You Include The Pandemic COVID-19 In Your Next Book?

The big question on every writer’s mind right now is: “Do I write about pandemic COVID-19 in my next book?” Here’s the answer: You don’t have to if you don’t want to. Fiction readers choose books that most often help them escape their realities. So, if a reader is trying to escape the reality of […]

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Why Every Writer Needs a Business Plan

Why Every Writer Needs a Business Plan

As you’ve probably noticed, there’s no such thing as “only being a writer” anymore. And while many writers might not want to handle the business side of things, to give yourself and your books the best chance of success, it’s a must. If you’re hoping to turn that passion for writing into a career, having […]

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How To Overcome Self-Doubt As A Writer

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How To Overcome Self-Doubt As A Writer

Sylvia Plath once said, “the worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.”  We all have a hopeful goal of an achievement we think will finally get rid of that self-doubt once and for all. “If I become a bestseller,” “If I sell out,” “If I get a positive review,” “If I win an award,” and on […]

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Top 7 Book Publishing Industry Trends

Top 7 Book Publishing Industry Trends

The publishing world is never stagnant, so it can be hard to stay on top of the trends. We’ve made it a little easier for you by doing the research. Top 7 Publishing Industry Trends Happening Right Now: 1. Audiobook sales are up. If you’ve been thinking about converting your published book into an audiobook, […]

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