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Top 5 Takeaways From PubSmart 2014

We’ve got more great information from another onsite attendee of the PubSmart 2014 Conference, held this April in Charleston: Author Patricia Sands is here to share her insights. Welcome, Patricia! There were many reasons why the premise for this writers’ conference sounded different and intriguing, but this statement definitely got my attention: “PubSmart is about […]

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How To Load Ebooks Onto A Kindle Or iPad

I remember the first time someone gave me an ebook. I’d agreed to beta-read the manuscript, but when it came time to transfer the file from my computer to my e-reader, I was lost. I had to Google it to find the answer! Now that I’m a published author, I load files onto my Kindle […]

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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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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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