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Posts Tagged ‘writing life’

How to Build a Community of Loyal Readers

The hard part isn’t reaching everyone – it’s reaching those people that are really going to be passionate about your book.   Mel I’d like to welcome Rachael Johns. Rachael, what do you think about the modern publishing industry, with its mix of indie and traditionally published authors?   Rachael    Readers care about story, and…

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10 Books to Help You Get Your Novel Written

We all need inspiration to get into the writing habit. The following books are off my shelves and I found myself dragging them out whilst researching for my 30 Days to Better Writing Habits course. You can watch the videos here.  And here’s a sneak preview of my upcoming book, based on what I learned…

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Drafting Your Novel Doesn’t Need To Be Hard

With the proliferation of ‘How to Write a Novel’ courses lately you can be forgiven in thinking that writing a novel requires all kind of expertise before you begin. This is not the case. Writing is an exploratory process and only by writing can you find out what it is you’re trying to say. In…

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Finding Balance Within Your Writing Life

Guest Post by Annie Seaton Being an author in the twenty-first century is a technology-driven experience. Gone are the days of writing books in beautifully formed longhand, or tapping up those wonderful words on an old typewriter. These days you can write a book on your computer, use a program to convert to a format…

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