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How Badly Do You Want Success?

Whatever your personal goals, I’ll bet you’ve made sacrifices to achieve them. Life seldom tosses your dreams at your feet. You have to go for it. You have to be hungry. Whatever it is you really want, you have to want it bad, or chances are good you’ll quit before the prize is yours. That’s […]

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Vetting Your Editor

This article was written by Jessica Swift Eldridge and originally published on Naomi Blackburn’s wonderful website, The Author CEO. Editing is an important element of our craft and our process, and if we get it wrong and choose an inexperienced or unqualified person, our books and our careers can suffer. The ladies gave me permission […]

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Grammarly: The New Sheriff Of Grammar Town

Welcome Nikolas Baron of Grammarly, here to share the highlights of a grammar program designed to help writers create their best work and show how to check plagiarism! Not so long ago, spellcheckers were the only grammar police in town. As you typed in your word processing program, the spellchecker was there to watch for […]

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101 Fabulous Plot Resources For Novelists

Many authors find it challenging to generate great new plotlines book after book, especially when trying to write two or three full-length novels every year. Not there yet? Chances are you will be someday. So, if you’re not one of those people whose heads burst with fantastic tales and you just can’t write them down […]

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Scrivener: An Indispensable Author’s Tool

A huge welcome to my guest: writer, author, blogger Clare Toohey! Clare generously agreed to share the wonders of Scrivener, a writing tool I’ve heard so much about – and after reading Clare’s post, I think you’ll agree we need to try it! Read on as Clare explains: “Why this scatter-brained multi-tasker can’t live without […]

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Writer: Feed Your Dream!

This post was written by writer Kathy Lynn Hall. Enjoy! Don’t be deceived by the fairytale visions of your writing dream. It is not sweet, nor patient, nor kind. It demands attention and care … or it WILL die. Think of it as a plant; not a bit akin to that droopy houseplant you’ve ignored […]

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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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