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15 Simple Reminders You Might Need If You’re Not Getting Enough Writing Done

15 Simple Reminders You Might Need If You’re Not Getting Enough Writing Done

Originally posted on Novelty Revisions:
1. A little bit of writing is better than none. 2. Terrible first drafts are better than never being able to say you’ve finished something. 3. If you don’t take your writing seriously, no one else ever will. 4. Perfectionism is overrated. 5. You don’t need to watch every new…

Update Your Keywords to Sell More Books over the Holidays – From the Writers in the Storm Blog

Originally posted on Author Don Massenzio:
by Penny Sansevieri Especially around the holidays, take a moment and tweak your keywords/keyword strings in Amazon. Maybe you can’t incorporate any holiday – or Christmas-specific keywords, but tweak the keywords during the holidays and find the strongest ones for your market. Oftentimes searches that include “gifts for…” ramp up…

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…

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…

Accuracy Vs Authenticity: 5 Tips For Writing Immersive Historical Fiction – by Andrew Noakes…

Accuracy Vs Authenticity: 5 Tips For Writing Immersive Historical Fiction – by Andrew Noakes…

Originally posted on Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog:
on The Creative Penn: Intro by Joanna Penn: ? I do a lot of research for my J.F.Penn thrillers and strive for historical accuracy in all my books, but historical fiction writers definitely have far more of a challenge! Historical fiction readers are devoted to…

What Is Point Of View In Story Writing And How You Choose – by Derek Haines…

What Is Point Of View In Story Writing And How You Choose – by Derek Haines…

Originally posted on Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog:
on Just Publishing Advice: Story writing starts with deciding on your point of view Have you started writing a little and wonder if you can become a published author? With the ease of self-publishing, it is now certainly possible for new writers. It doesn’t matter if…

5 Simple Tips To Take Your Writing to the Next Level

Originally posted on Nicholas C. Rossis:
This is a guest post by author Gary D. Holdaway. Gary is a young writer from the UK with big ideas, and an even bigger passion for words. A multigenre author of both novels and short fiction, Gary has a flare for the suspenseful, the frightening, and the unknown. 5…

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