Monthly Archives: May 2018

Book Marketing Pro Tip! How to Market Your Book to Indie Bookstores

Originally posted on How To Ebook:
Book Marketing Pro Tip! How to Market Your Book to Indie Bookstores With chain bookstores ever-dwindling, it’s a great time to consider marketing your book to an independent bookstore. Haven’t considered it yet? Maybe…

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This Week in Indie Publishing

Originally posted on Author Don Massenzio:
New Titles from Self-Publishers: May 2018 Booksellers, publishers, librarians, and agents are encouraged to look at the 100 self-published titles below. Each appears with a list of retailers that are selling the book and…

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Writing the dreaded query letter! #amwriting #writingtips

Originally posted on Alison Williams Writing:
Along with the dreaded blurb and the dreaded synopsis, the query letter seems to rank as one of the hardest thing a writer has to tackle. Write a 100,000 word novel? No problem. Write…

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Four Ways to Plan Showing Vs. Telling in Your Novel

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
? by Andrea Lundgren ? As writers, we’ve been told over and over how it’s much better to show a reader something rather than tell them, and recently, I wrote about how one…

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The Archivist — Chapter 9

Chapter 9 At the door for Certification, Lennie paused. “Before we go to the lower level, we’ll stop in the cafeteria and get a bagel and coffee.” Fifteen minutes later, Nickie studied her new ID. “The picture turned out pretty … Continue reading

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Writing Tip — 38

If you are having problems rewriting, do a reverse outline for each chapter. Do all  the scenes have to do with the main plot and a couple minor plots in the book? Do all the characters move the story along … Continue reading

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Writing Quotes — Edna St. Vincent Millay

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8 Powerful Ways to Increase Your Writing Prowess—Besides Reading and Writing Every Day – From the Writers in the Storm Blog

Originally posted on Author Don Massenzio:
According to the old adage, “practice makes perfect.” For a writer, reading and writing is practice. So the more you do it, the better a writer you should be, right? In reality, reading and…

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Crime fiction subgenres: Where does your novel fit? – From Louise Harnby’s blog

Originally posted on Author Don Massenzio:
Crime fiction falls into a range of subgenres. Knowing where your novel fits helps you understand what readers expect, which published writers you can learn from, and how you might stand out. This article…

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Writers: How to Stay Motivated

Originally posted on Uninspired Writers:
Good morning writers, I hope you’ve had a great week. My week has been quite a drag and full of ups and downs. Good days and bad days. It got me thinking about how to…

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