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5 Tips for Success as a Self-Published Author — great insights

I came across a blog today that talks about tips for success as a self-published author. It was a great refresher for me. Even though nothing on the list is new, it does offer a good reminder of what self-published authors … Continue reading

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Writers, are you going to ring the bell?

Today, we’re used to getting things the easy way. Well, some things anyway. Want the latest news? Check your smart phone. Want a quick meal? Throw something in the microwave. Want to earn a living at writing? Ummm…that’s going to … Continue reading

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Kindle Unlimited: The New Good and The New Bad

For you writers out there… By now you’re probably well aware that Amazon changed its Kindle Unlimited terms again. Some don’t like the change, but I gotta admit I’m okay with it. JA Konrath just posted his thoughts on the new … Continue reading

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A Story Idea Is Not A Story

There are many reasons I’ve been in a writing funk for the past 5 or 6 months, and a recent blog post by Bob Mayer exposed one that I didn’t even realize had been impacting me. An idea is not … Continue reading

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Banishing Writer’s Block

I’m battling writer’s block right now. And let me tell you, sometimes pushing past it is h-a-r-d. Today I found a blog that talks about my very problem, and offers some very solid suggestions on how to work with writer’s block … Continue reading

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How Shifting Perspective Changes Your Life

Do you have a tendency to mind-read? Or jump to conclusions about what a person said or something that happened? Does your mind-chatter have a tendency to go off the deep end sometimes? It’s a proven fact that your self-talk causes stress. … Continue reading

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A Realistic Path to Becoming a “Successful Writer”

I seem to have found a theme lately, and that theme encompasses what it takes to be a successful writer. One thing we often forget, as readers as much as writers, is that “success” as determined by society is, for the … Continue reading

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