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Writing Immigrant Characters: Avoiding Exoticism – by Jane Friedman…

Writing Immigrant Characters: Avoiding Exoticism – by Jane Friedman…

Originally posted on Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog:
During the last weekend in September, I had the good fortune to speak at the Writer’s Digest indieLAB, where children’s author Zetta Elliott gave the keynote address. She spoke about the great need for children to read stories that act as mirrors and referenced an…

How to Interview a Book Publicist Before You Sign an Agreement – by Joan Stewart…

How to Interview a Book Publicist Before You Sign an Agreement – by Joan Stewart…

Originally posted on Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog:
on The Book Designer: You don’t need a book publicist if you’re ready to learn the tricks on how to promote your book, and you’ll work tirelessly to promote it. The truth is, most authors won’t. If you’re fortunate enough to be able to afford…

20 Podcasts for Authors on Writing, Publishing, and Book Marketing

Originally posted on Motown Writers Network . . . Michigan Literary Network:
Bookbub has compiled a list of some of the most popular, well-reviewed, and consistently produced podcasts for authors. We hope this gives you plenty to listen to and learn! See the full list: 20 Podcasts for Authors on Writing, Publishing, and Book Marketing Also, if any of your…

Writing Tips: Be Yourself – by Melissa Donovan…

Writing Tips: Be Yourself – by Melissa Donovan…

Originally posted on Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog:
on Writing Forward: As writers, we strive to connect with a reading audience. After all, writing is all about communication. Whether we’re sharing our personal experiences, imparting ideas and information, or creating rich, compelling stories, we want our words to ring true. We want our…

Is This Publisher Legit? How You Can Make Your Decision – by Derek Haines…

Is This Publisher Legit? How You Can Make Your Decision – by Derek Haines…

Originally posted on Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog:
on Just Publishing Advice: How can you decide what a publishing company is offering you? One of the most common questions we receive from our readers is, “Is X, Y or Z publisher legit? There are a lot of ways an author can publish, but if…

What is Flash Fiction and What can it Teach Us? by Louise Harnby…

What is Flash Fiction and What can it Teach Us? by Louise Harnby…

Originally posted on Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog:
What is flash fiction and can its creation make us better writers and better editors? ​In July 2018, I wrote my first piece of flash fiction and submitted it to the Noirwich Crime Writing Festival’s flash fiction competition. Here’s what I learned. Continue reading HERE

BELIEVE! Do Not Pay Someone to Publish Your Book! ALLI Agrees.

Originally posted on Just Can't Help Writing:
Dreams of publication? Yes! Here’s support from ALLI, the Alliance of Independent Authors, for my claim that you SHOULD NEVER PAY SOMEONE TO PUBLISH YOUR BOOK. Yes, there are some reputable book packagers out there who will charge you for various services, but the chances that you…

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