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  • Top 12 Crippling Mistakes of the Self-Publishing Newbie

    Top 12 Mistakes of the New Self-Published Author. Some may think these are shortcuts, but they will undermine your career and cast doubt on your professionalism every single time.
  • Why Hiring a Book Editor Is Vital for Self-Published Authors

    Learn why self-editing will only get you so far and why a professional editor is essential for Self-Published authors. Providing an editor was the role of publishing houses, but now that authors can do direct to consumer, it falls on them to find and hire...  more
  • Book Review - The Last Policeman

    I knew just a few pages into the first chapter that I was going to give this gem 5 stars. It has everything I like in a book. It is unassuming but self-assured, well crafted but without artifice, engaging but not easy. It gets categorized as science fi...
  • Writing Tips Are for Suckers

    A collection of writing tips from famous authors for the happy schmuck trying to make it in an ocean of drivel.
  • Adventures in Character Development

    As a writer, you've no doubt heard that characters can sometimes take over your narrative. I'm here to attest that is true. This happened to me.
  • Book Reviewers Can be Jerks

    Whether you are a seasoned author or just published your first book, reviews play tricks on your self-confidence as a writer. Like everything else in life, some people like your stuff and some people hate it (thanks, Captain Obvious) and there’s nothing y...  more
  • Finding the enthusiasm

    Tips for maintaining enthusiasm during writing.
  • Review of Byrd and the Bees - Christine McInerney Fry

    Five -Star Review by Trudi LoPreto for Readers' Favorite
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  • Hey, Writers: Stop Your Freakin’ Whining

    Adapted from the Non-Fiction Novelist 
     
    Hey, Writers: Stop Your Freakin’ Whining
    By Larry Kahaner
    Most of my working life, I’ve been a non-fiction writer. I’ve penned over 15 books some with my name and some I...
  • If You're a Writer, Writing IS Your "Real" Job

    Regardless of the field you’re in, distractions are an issue to anyone who works independently. Successful writers know that in order to keep producing high-quality, consistent work, they need to apply themselves every day - and not just to ...