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Estate Planning Basics for the Self-Published Writer

by Kathryn Goldman Nobody wants to think about it (with the exception of Harold and Maude), but everyone is going to do it. Die, that is. As a writer, part of what you will leave behind is your collected works – a body of work that, if attended to and managed, may thrive long past […]

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The Writing Tsunami

by Debbie McClure When I first started writing, about five years ago now, I thought writing was the hard part. It was a challenge to craft a story from beginning to end, applying the necessary discipline to get the story written, and edit, edit, edit the finished product. That first leap of faith With only […]

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Authors: Should You Join A Box Set?

By Toby Neal Box sets are a thing with the weather warming and people loading up on beach reads. I have been asked to put my books in a boxed set numerous times and declined for various reasons, but I finally decided to try it, putting my romantic suspense standalone Stolen In Paradise in a […]

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Eat My Shorts

by Benjamin Wallace Professional Author I love the short story. Always have. The Most Dangerous Game, Lenigan vs. the Ants, The Monkey’s Paw, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, nearly everything in the Illustrated Man; these were some of my first favorite stories. They didn’t have to be long to make their impact felt. May […]

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8 Life Lessons Gleaned From The Internet

by Molly Greene I’ve spent an enormous amount of time online in my quest to become a successful self-published author. A naïve newbie at first, now I feel like a somewhat jaded, slightly-more-experienced version of my newly hatched online self. And of course, I’ve learned a LOT … 1. People may not “get” your digital […]

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Don’t Let Anybody Should On You!

Take charge of your life and your writing by Debbie A. McClure We all do it. We allow others to make decisions for us, or are heavily influenced by other people’s opinions on everything from what we should do for our life career, what we should eat, where we should live, even what we should […]

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Feedly: Keep Up With Industry News!

“Feedly: organize, read and share what matters.” A while back I published an article titled The Best Websites For Self-Published Authors. As I said in that post, one effective way to stay up to date with what’s happening in the publishing world is to tune in to what successful authors and service providers are discussing […]

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