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Newswriting 101

I was a college sophomore when I took Newswriting 101.

Our professor—I’ll call him Mr. C—was old and pale and grizzled from years of working the beats as a newspaper reporter. 1,784 more words

The Writing In Between

The plot is clichéd, the jokes are stale – Aimee Mann Rocks

Being a struggling writer is hard, and not in the sort of cool, tortured artist kind of way.  It is like punching as hard as you can into a memory foam mattress – any impression you make soon fades to nothing and it’s like you were never there.  380 more words

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How To Share Your Books As Widely As Possible

When sending your book out into the world, how can you make sure that it is found by as many readers as possible? Certainly your marketing efforts play a large role in this, but so do your retail channels! 404 more words

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How My $19.99 Boxed Set Became a #1 Kobo Bestseller

Lately, it feels like the loudest voices in the indie community are all about exclusivity and low eBook prices. Well, here’s a story that disproves everything you’ve read recently: a… 1,338 more words

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Goodreads is a website where readers share their list of what they’re reading, kind of like an online book club.

Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers and book recommendations.

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Critique: Calibrate Your Expectations Before Using this Tool

by Chris Mandeville

I’ve been perfecting my recipe for Coq au Vin for years. I use the happiest, most humanely raised poultry, a decent French Burgundy, organic farm-fresh veggies, and my own secret blend of herbs.  1,426 more words

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Need A Review? Just Ask!

By Mary Chris Escobar

Recently, I was explaining to a fellow writer friend that I had reached out to a few pretty high profile authors about blurbing my novel, … 1,000 more words

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