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Some Thoughts on Being a Writer — by Jess Steven Hughes

Today’s post is by returning guest Jess Steven Hughes, author of four meticulously researched historical fiction books. I saw this inspirational, straight-from-the-heart post on Facebook and knew I had to share it. Here it is, reprinted with permission. Some thoughts on … Continue reading

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Cover Reveal: Rebel Destiny

Two worlds, two women, one purpose. The book cover for REBEL DESTINY, a sci-fi/fantasy novel by Leslie Hodgins, is revealed! Artwork is by Jessalyn King. The cover will be displayed at Words in the Park in Sherwood Park, Alberta (Edmonton … Continue reading

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Welcome Back, Dolly Dennis!

Continuing with the Where Are They Now? series, today we hear from author and artist Dolly Dennis, who lives in Edmonton, Alberta. I found her answers deeply honest, poignant, and inspiring. Interview with Dolly Dennis Born in a refugee camp, … Continue reading

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Guest Post: 8 Tips to Create Your Writer’s Resume by Jennifer Scott

8 Tips to Create Your Writer’s Resume by Jennifer Scott Writing a writer’s resume is very different from writing a resume in other fields. There are specific types of information you should include. Writer’s resumes are typically used when applying … Continue reading

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M Is for Manuscript

Originally posted on Write Through It:
“Manuscript” literally means “written by hand.” Sounds like “handwriting,” doesn’t it? Not all that long ago most manuscripts (“mss.” for short; the singular is “ms.”) were handwritten. Some of us still do a fair…

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Writing Past a Problem

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
? by Lev Raphael Working on my most recently published book, I ran into a significant problem.  To move the novel forward, I needed my protagonist to have a confrontation with a minor…

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Guest Post: Development of a Writing Space

Development of a Writing Space . . . by Mandy Eve-Barnett We see articles and blog posts in regard to ‘writing spaces’ and it can either spur us on to create our own or make us feel we are lacking. … Continue reading

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Finished The Book, Now Begins The Rest Of The Adventure

Originally posted on Building A Healthy Lifestyle:
A story I’ve been working on for the last 5 years now came to a close last week. I finished it. I wrote it all down, got all the characters straight, got the…

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Guest Post: Is There Life After Death? by Nancy Popovich

Is There Life After Death? by Nancy Popovich This is not a question of religious philosophy, nor of personal beliefs. This is a perusal of my own voyage. To my surprise, until recently I did not realize I was on … Continue reading

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On Using Memes to Market Books

Originally posted on Writing Is Hard Work:
For self-published authors, one of the most difficult hurdles is marketing that new book.  Most of us use the go-to of the Kindle freebie or the .99 cent mark down, and using one…

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