Tag Archives | author

What I #AmReading: July 2017

by Molly Greene, @mollygreene I love a good mystery, but I’m a picky reader due to impatience, a short attention span, and acquired proofing skills that make editing boo-boos and craft-type missteps leap out. If the author doesn’t snag me in the first few pages, I won’t continue. If they don’t hold my attention after […]

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Authors: 15 Tips To Increase Your Productivity

Whether you’re a full-time writer or a newbie working on your first novel, the issue of  speed – how fast you’re creating that opus – has probably come up for you. I’ve tweaked a few things this year and my productivity has improved, but I’ll continue to search for ways to crank out really good […]

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Business Plan Basics For Authors & Bloggers

Over the past few years, many of us have jumped into blogging, social media, and self-publishing. It’s been a wild ride, with much to do and learn. It’s been exhilarating and exhausting all at once. And now, the end of the year is approaching again. With a little experience under my belt and a goal […]

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Top Ten Things I’ve Learned As An Indie Author

A practical, inspiring guest post by author Rob Guthrie: a great writer, a positive, supportive friend, and a smart man who knows his stuff. Here’s what he has to say about his self-publishing journey so far. 10. You are the boss. The traditional publishing route means you are kindly asked to get out of the driver’s […]

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How can a writer use Scoop.It!?

Jane Steen is a freelance writer who lives in the Chicago suburbs. She’s prepared a wonderful post for us about the intriguing content-sharing site, Scoop.It – Enjoy! Take a blog reader, mix in Pinterest, add a dash of paper.li and a pinch of Twitter. This is Scoop.It! — a little-known content sharing site that may […]

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