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3 Habits of Successful Authors
I’ve been thinking a lot about
habits lately. About developing good habits to not only help my mindset and how
I want to go about pursuing the lifestyle I want to live, but also to help
better equip me for my journey as an author.    I think sometimes we lo...
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4 Tips for Ultimate Success
Normally, I pop in on the old blog here and dish out a bit of writerly advice or suggestions that've helped me on my author's journey. You guys know I love the craft. Figuring out what works, what sells and, more importantly, why it works and why it sells. ...
4 Tips for Ultimate Success
4 Tips for Ultimate Success
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10 Ideas to Avoid a Sagging Middle
Ah, the sagging middle. If you're a writer, you probably read those words on a brandished sigh. Well, I'm here to tell you we ALL face that fear! Will my story have progressed the way it should by the middle? Will my reader still even be with me by that poi...
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5 Marketing Tips for the Indie Author
If I had a nickel for every time I've said, "If I could just stay home and write books, do nothing else, and earn enough of an income to keep a roof over our heads and food in the fridge..." well...You get the idea. Marketing oneself as a product is one of ...
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5 YouTubers Who Get Me
Unlike most social media outlets, YouTube grows with you. For years, I've been watching makeup tutorials, fashion hauls, writerly videos and concerts performed by my favorite artists--and that's just to name a few. YouTube has something for everyone and, as...
5 YouTubers Who Get Me
5 YouTubers Who Get Me
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7 Success Tips for Indie Authors
If you've been following me for a while, you know I've written since I crept into my early teens. Writing is a part of me. It's no longer a task I merely want to do; it's something I have to do. As a young adult, I didn't think about publishing my stories. ...
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What to Do: New Story Brain (When You're in the Middle of Another WIP)
The other day, I said to one of my beta readers, KP, "Next contemporary, after this one...older guy/younger girl." She reminded me I said the same thing months ago. I do not recall this. Or maybe I do. I mean, it sounds like something I would say. Story ide...
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How I Work a Day Job (and Find Time to Write)
A month or two ago, while I was hanging out on the sidelines with all the other moms at my son's first basketball practice, my cell started buzzing. Thank goodness I'd remembered to tick the silent button, but I still had to take the call. Day Job Business....
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How to Write a Review (as an Author)
If you're an avid reader, you're aware of the nature of reviews. Good or bad, they can persuade you to either agree or disagree or, at times, prevent you from purchasing a book altogether. But let's take that a step further and talk about how fellow authors...
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5 Ways to Pull Yourself Out of a Writing Slump
Ah, winter. It’s beautiful. It’s cold. It rekindles your
love for blankets and hot cocoa. But it can also pull you into a slump—well, at
least, winter has that sort of effect on me. Don’t get me wrong: I LOVE this
time of year. Prefer it over the hot, stick...
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