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Timed Writing: Storage

(Every now and then I’ll do some timed writing exercises in Natalie Goldberg’s books, most recently from “Old Friend from Far Away: The Practice of Writing Memoir… 288 more words

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Market In Ways That Work For You

By Kate Larking

When people hear that my marketing research revolves around marketing and promotion for fiction authors, the first question is usually akin to this: 746 more words

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Gone Writing

By Mark Lefebvre

One of the things I most love about my job is when serendipity leads to an amazing opportunity for a talented writer to be put in front of new readers. 1,036 more words

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Getting Press in a New Era of Publishing

By Brian J. D’Souza

Back when I attended a publishing program at a Toronto university, we had a class led by an agent and his assistant where they devoted an entire lecture to the subject of “handholding authors.” We went through a series of exercises where the assistant read through “real” (embellished) case studies involving difficult/emotionally fragile authors who needed to be rescued. 754 more words

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Louise Penny on Silencing the Writer’s Inner Critic

By Jennifer Shenouda

For some, what begins as a case of writer’s block can quickly evolve into full-on writer’s paralysis, the inability to move forward with a project due to an author’s crippling self-doubt. 595 more words

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A writer daydreams...

I love how this guy thinks!

This month I have sold at least one book a day. That’s a good start, I figure. By next year I’d like to be selling FIVE books a day. 116 more words

kobowritinglife reblogged this on Kobo Writing Life and commented:

A great look at the long term. Steve Vernon's thoughts about a fascinating post by Dean Wesley Smith on long term strategy as opposed to worrying about selling everything today . . .

Kobo Writing Life Podcast – Episode 023 with Michael Rank

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Listen in as KWL Director Mark Lefebvre interviews nonfiction author Michael Rank, whose titles include HISTORY’S WORST DICTATORS and FROM MUHAMMED TO BURJ KHALIFA: A Crash Course in 2,000 Years of Middle East History. 479 more words

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