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Don’t Kill the Dog (for authors)

There are places that authors fear to tread and rightly so.  Some things are taboo and off limits, even in the fictionalized place where we create our stories and taking a certain plot twist can completely lose a reader or worse, make them angry. 1,160 more words

The Art Of Writing

Amputations

As I highlighted the paragraph of my beloved story, I imagined placing my hand on the chopping block, fingers splayed.  I raised the cleaver.  … 308 more words

The Art Of Writing

Be A Smart Indie

By Lacy Williams

If you’ve been an independent author for any length of time, you know the market has grown more competitive. I don’t see that changing any time soon. 616 more words

Writing Retreats

Two weekends ago, I went on a writing retreat with five other Chippewa Falls Area WisRWA group members. Getting away for the purpose of writing, brainstorming, and/or honing our craft was a great way to renew our dedication to what we love the most – writing. 448 more words

Beth M James

YOU Are the Brand!

By J. Robert Kennedy

I wrote my first novel about ten years ago, and it was accepted by the first publisher I sent it to. I promptly wrote a second, and between these two efforts, the eBook revolution began. 892 more words

Making Promotional Videos on the Cheap

By Joe Mahoney

I started making videos last July to promote my first novel, A Time and a Place, published October 1st 2017 by Five Rivers Publishing. 812 more words

Five things I learned at a professional writers workshop

By Barbara G. Tarn

As an introvert, marketing one’s own work is a huge challenge. Free advertising seems like a great way to get your name out. 1,051 more words