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Could your writing use a little help?

It’s Friday, and you know what that means: survey time! Okay, Friday has nothing to do with it, but I’ve put together a survey about a new service I offer … Continue reading

October 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

How important are the words you choose?

When writing a book, the words you choose are very important, because they can make or break your novel. Do you have great ideas but struggle to express them in … Continue reading

October 30, 2014 · 5 Comments

3 Ways a Professional Author Website Beats a Free Blog Any Day

Just what the heck is wrong with a free blog? Nothing, but there are reasons a “self-hosted,” or “WordPress.org” website is much better when it comes to your professional image. … Continue reading

October 29, 2014 · 6 Comments

How I Got 10,000 Blog Followers (And an Income!) in 6 Months

To my cherished followers: it’s time for a fun afternoon survey! As always, I love getting your feedback, and this one is about an online webinar I am conducting in … Continue reading

October 28, 2014 · 4 Comments

What is the biggest mistake writers make?

It’s every writer’s worst nightmare: you spend a year writing your novel. Crafting your ideas. Writing, writing, writing. Then revising and editing until the prose shines. Finally, you self-publish it … Continue reading

October 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Why are there so many starving writers?

A lack of understanding about writers ends up perpetuating this idea of the “starving writer.” Sure, some people think of the rich and famous authors, zipping around the world to … Continue reading

October 25, 2014 · 7 Comments

NaNoWriMo + 12-Month Author Challenge = a match made in heaven?

When I created the 12-Month Author Challenge last month, I was working so hard, I almost forgot about NaNoWriMo. But NaNo (the affectionate nickname of National Novel Writing Month) gives … Continue reading

October 23, 2014 · 3 Comments

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