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Selling Your Books via Social Media

On Saturday, September 24, our meeting topic will be “Selling Your Books via Social Media.” This is a broad, wide-ranging topic. So when an authority like Jane Friedman weighs in, it’s a good idea to pay attention. 297 more words

Writing Tips

Nice people write lousy fiction

I suppose that better fiction comes from people who are messier, who don’t mind wading into a scene where there’s conflict.

Because that’s what messes up my plotting. 377 more words

How To Write A Book

Trying Too Hard via Meg Dowell

A great article on writing and some of the problems aspiring writers encounter! Highly recommend you guys check it out – Meg Dowell always has the best stuff. 17 more words


Pursue a Passion (Pt 1)

Booking under: Keith

September’s chapter is titled “Pursue a Passion“. I was worried this would be one of those cliched chapters that only contained generic words of encouragement. 504 more words

Happiness Project

How to Write a Novel: Drafty Bastards

Finally getting back to my How To series, I am pleased to say that we have *finally* reached the fun part! You guessed it, the actual *writing* portion of our lesson: the First Draft. 3,837 more words


Update & Writing Links

As you know I am working on a How To series about novel writing. I’m definitely going to continue with this and will post the next update as soon as I can, but I just recently got over being sick (I’m mostly better now) and as a result am way behind on deadlines. 169 more words


How to Write a Novel: Keeping Track

So last time I gave you a template for outlining and an example of how to use it. Today we’re actually not going to talk about working from that outline, but rather how to keep track of things when you *do* use the outline (which I hope you will). 1,104 more words