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#WriterSpotlight - Meet Tunde Leye, the author of the highly anticipated book, Guardians of the Seal

We are excited to feature the talented Tunde Leye as our #WriterSpotlight today. Unlike many writers who give up after being rejected by major publishers, Tunde Leye chose to start his own publishing company and over the weekend, he launched his latest book, … 1,188 more words

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Eight Reasons Why Writers Should Use Twitter

If you follow me on Twitter, then you know that I have more than 5,000 followers and frequently post throughout the day.

How frequently? Every two hours. 425 more words


Freelancing. Is It Right for You?

Two decades ago, the publishing company I worked for relocated. I was out of a job, and I decided then to freelance. The decision wasn’t easy. 575 more words

#ChroniclesOfAWriter – Should writing really be a business?

“I feel like a fraud when I ‘flaunt’ my writing. It makes me appear cocky.”

“I just want the freedom to be creative and write what I want, when I want. 638 more words

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Word Play

Warning: the following is about to get super nerdy.

A woman I used to know from childhood recently showed me up on a vocabulary quiz making its rounds on that time-wasting, insecurity-inducing, why-do-I-care-so-much super highway we refer to as social media. 970 more words

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Kobo Writing Life Podcast - Episode 066 - Literary Agent Sarah Heller


Recorded at Kobo’s headquarters, this episode features Toronto-based literary agent Sarah Heller, from the Helen Heller Agency. Why did Sarah become an agent? What are some benefits to being an agent in Toronto? 465 more words

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The Excitement Never Ends: Four Secrets to Better Motivation

How does one rekindle that excitement one feels in one’s work? How does one revive one’s motivation?

Being a professional writer is about more than just writing.

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