Weird (but Worthwhile) Websites: Using the Internet for Novel Ideas

Weird (but Worthwhile) Websites: Using the Internet for Novel Ideas

Ah, the internet. A place where cat pics and fake news flourish. But today, we’re taking a break from the distracting websites and we’re going to learn a thing or two.

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Margaret Atwood's MasterClass: 30 Lessons for the Novelist

Margaret Atwood's MasterClass: 30 Lessons for the Novelist

“What is it like going into writing? Darkness, but illuminated.”

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Dreyer's English: An Editor's Review

Dreyer's English: An Editor's Review

If Strunk and White impossibly yet miraculously had a love child with Mark Twain’s rapier wit, it would be named Dreyer’s English.

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How to Write a Self-Help Book That Actually Changes Lives

How to Write a Self-Help Book That Actually Changes Lives

From anger management to self-esteem, from spirituality to creativity, there is a self-help book for every individual need. But does every self-help book actually . . . help? Make a difference? Change a life?

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Instant Kick-in-the-Pants for Discouraged Writers

Instant Kick-in-the-Pants for Discouraged Writers

Writers have bad days. We get negative books reviews, we take too long to finish a story, and we get rejected—sometimes all in the same week.

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12 Creepy Documentaries for Crime/Thriller Writers

12 Creepy Documentaries for Crime/Thriller Writers

Educate and entertain yourself while writing your crime novel.

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Self-Publishing Your Children's Book: A Simple Guide

Self-Publishing Your Children's Book: A Simple Guide

Self-publishing your children’s book doesn’t have to be difficult. Follow this easy guide.

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How to Start a Local Writing Group

How to Start a Local Writing Group

Wishing your town had a writers’ group? Wish no more! You can start one on your own.

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Book Marketing for Introverts

Book Marketing for Introverts

Five introverted, outstanding authors help you with your book marketing.

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Marketing Advice from Wallstreet Journal Bestselling Indie Author Sarah Denzil

Marketing Advice from Wallstreet Journal Bestselling Indie Author Sarah Denzil

Wallstreet Journal Bestselling Indie Author Sarah Denzil delivers excellent advice on marketing thrillers for indies.

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8 Questions Writers Should Ask before 2019

8 Questions Writers Should Ask before 2019

For a successful 2019, start with a few writerly questions.

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This Undeserved Life: Interview with Author Natalie Brenner

This Undeserved Life: Interview with Author Natalie Brenner

Natalie Brenner, bestselling author of This Underserved Life, talks about the inspiration for the book and her marketing plan. 

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Lessons Learned from a Book Launch: Interview with Kami Boley

Lessons Learned from a Book Launch: Interview with Kami Boley

Author Kami Boley recently published the second installment in the Disturbing History Saga. Today, she recounts lessons she's learned with The Gator Leaves Nothing Behind: Part II, offers advice for new indie authors, and gives us a glimpse into her authorly life.

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Interview with a Poet: Amy Lutes, Author of Baptism

Interview with a Poet: Amy Lutes, Author of Baptism

Amy Lutes, author of Baptism: On Sinking and Rising, talks about what inspired her poems and the lessons she's learned in writing and publishing it.

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The Key to Building a Tribe on Any Platform

The Key to Building a Tribe on Any Platform

Frank McKinley delivers five irresistible social skills to help you make more connections, form deeper relationships, and show people you really care—on any platform! 

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The 2-Day Writing Marathon Challenge (PDF)

The 2-Day Writing Marathon Challenge (PDF)

Can you write 20,000 words in 2 days?

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The 7 Writers You’ll Meet at Andi Cumbo-Floyd’s Writers’ Retreat

The 7 Writers You’ll Meet at Andi Cumbo-Floyd’s Writers’ Retreat

This past weekend, Andi Cumbo-Floyd, Kelly Chripczuk, and Shawn Smucker hosted a writers’ retreat on God’s Whisper Farm in Radiant, Virginia.

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