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Checklist For Writers

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You’ve finished the writing; the rewriting and you’ve been through your manuscript over and over and over again.   Moving forward takes a lot of hard work. And, sometimes moving forward doesn’t even feel like moving forward. Preparing your manuscript to send to a publisher can feel like you’re spending a lot of time procrastinating, but what you’re really doing …

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How To Format Your Book

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One of the things writers tend to obsess over is formatting for submitting their manuscripts to publishers and editors. Your manuscript should be clean and professional looking. The truth is, it’s your story that we want to read. Before you begin formatting and submitting your work it should be complete and utterly polished, with minimum typos and grammatical errors. Formatting …

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4 Tips To Develop Your Author Brand

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What is an author brand?     Some say it’s the genre you write. But it’s really not, at least not entirely. Your brand is what makes you stand out to readers. In short, your name is your brand. Since you probably haven’t been a bestselling author for twenty years, you will need to build your brand. Your brand is …

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11 Books That Will Transform Your Writing Forever

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Writing, how do you become a better writer? If you want to write better, you need practice. But what does a writing practice actually look like? The magic answer you are searching for is books; books help you explore how you can become a better writer faster. “If you want to be a writer, you must do two things above …

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Make Your Publishing Dream Happen Entrepreneurs

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Authority, Visibility, Influence, Impact & Income   Play big. You are a writer. Writing a book is one of the most powerful ways to enhance your reputation and grow your business. Publishing gives the author instant credibility. People perceive authors as experts and trust them. Authorship is the new black! Do you dream of becoming an author and want to …

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8 Insights to Writer Success

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Imagine achieving your writer dream. Your life long passion to write. A writer dream that won’t splutter out every time doubt or fear or overwhelm comes along, but that will only grow richer and flourish as your business grows. Sounds too good to be true, right? Can I tell you something, writer? It’s possible. Let’s talk about what you need in …

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8 Inspirational Tips for Writers

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 If you are connected to the process of writing, there is no need to explain to you how important it is to have inspiration. No matter how much you love writing, there will always be days when you need inspiration from one muse or another. Inspiration is not just a desirable thing; it’s an integral part of the writing process. …

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Quieten Your Inner Editor

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Have you met your Inner Editor? I don’t mean the grammatical one or the one that can help us write and is kind to have around. I am talking about the diminutive voice inside your head, or it may feel like there are several of them. I’m talking about the one that stops you mid-sentence to disapprove what you have just …

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A Quick Book Edit Lesson

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How do you know when your book is really done? We’ve been receiving a lot of emails about how to edit a book, when to start and what to do. Most people are asking the same question: “How do I know when my book is finished?” Here are some suggestions on how to edit your book and hopefully will help …

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Retreat Life 2017

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Imagine a writing retreat giving you a full immersion of inspiration, providing the backdrop and breakthrough for your writing. Are you ready for a new chapter in your life in 2017! We are happy to announce the program of our major retreats for 2017. We hope that many of you from around the world will be able to join us. …