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Try this out when writing your next short story or novel

People have written to me and asked: “What is this Universal Pen Writing system you’re always talking about?”

Simple. If you’re a writer and you want to excite your reader(who doesn’t?), it’s to your advantage to consider using the Universal Pen writing system. 253 more words

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Keys to a successful book launch for debut Novelists

With Independent Publishing in full swing it seems that anyone that can use a word processor is writing a book. This crowds the market yes, but if you follow these three critical tips, you increase your chances of getting recognized amongst a smorgasbord of new releases. 301 more words

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The Writer's greatest enemy

You’ve probably heard this before: focusing is the greatest tool a writer can employ while they ply their trade. Unfortunately many of us are bogged down in slow or no-writing mode due to our greatest enemy. 278 more words

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WRITER’S SHELF: THE POPSUGAR 2015 BOOK CHALLENGE! – Book #1 Outlander by Diana Gabaldon

For 2015, I added a writery blog feature and christened it with the Popsugar Book Challenge. I know a bunch of you were excited to join me in this reading treasure hunt. 1,144 more words

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Writer Rx: Sometimes You NEED Encouragement

There are days where I doubt myself to the point of distraction. Don’t even ask my family and friends because they would most likely roll there eyes and then say, “Oh that’s Lisa’s process. 561 more words


Writers make sure you don't let this happen to you

Are you a writer? Good. Then you’ll want to read this.

Now let me ask you another question: do you write for personal gain? Or for the love of it? 598 more words

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To outline? or not to outline?

Before the beginning novelist attempts to craft his or her own new work, the outline question often comes to mind. Should one outline? Or just write freestyle, using ingenuity to guide you in your writing process. 217 more words

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