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The $70 book I'm most excited about!

Or perhaps I should rephrase that, because it’s actually the only $70 book I’m excited about, and it’s the 17th edition of The Chicago Manual of Style… 368 more words

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Newsletters for writers

Do you subscribe to any newsletters for writers? I do, and I thought I’d share a few of the ones I’m currently enjoying.

• PW Tip Sheet. 324 more words

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Characters Rule! Character Traits and Flaws

The most interesting characters are those most like actual, living people. They love, hate, plot, scheme, worry, fret, argue, etc. And they are not perfect. They have both positive traits… 47 more words

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How to Publish an Ebook: Resources for Authors...

Article by Jane Friedman, on her site:

About the only thing that remains constant in ebook publishing is that it changes—everything from the services to marketing strategies. 39 more words


taylorgraceauthor reblogged this on Taylor Grace and commented:

Absolutely a must read for authors who are trying to get epublished. Not an easy process and definitely, this post with its great repertoire of links is a great help. Thanks again for Chris sharing this wonderful resource!

Characters Rule! Know Your Characters

Books center around their characters. What the characters do is almost (I said almost) immaterial. Like most readers, I am more willing to read a mediocre book if the characters are likeable and interesting enough, and will simply stop reading if the characters are poorly-written or boring. 129 more words

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A Conference just for Indie Writers

The free on-line conference for indie writers and publishers, Indie Fringe, is coming around again. It happens at ten Saturday morning March 18. This is one of the best resources you never heard of. 300 more words