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How to Kickstart Your Writing Career

You want to be a writer–have lusted after this golden ring since … forever. You took writing classes, attended seminars and conferences, read a whole bunch of books. You did NaNoWriMo, NaNoBloMo, entered contests. You finished a novel, sent it out–and nothing. It’s like the Void. No answer. No fireworks. No welcoming arms, lauding your … Continue reading

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How to Do Social Media Right

Kristen Lamb’s wonderful social media how-to book, We are Not Alone: The Writer’s Guide to Social Media (Who Dares Wins Publishing 2010), provides a great nuts-and-bolts introduction to the basics of marketing your book online. She shares her knowledgeable insights in branding yourself, putting your name out there (something I innately fear), and joining the … Continue reading

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11 Hits and 10 Misses for 2010

Since I started this blog eighteen months ago, I’ve posted 341 articles on every corner of a writer’s world. I love exploring the art of writing, how to improve it and most importantly, how to make each author’s words unique amidst the clutter of thousands of competing authors. As with most bloggers, I write what’s … Continue reading