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Humor for Fiction Writers: How to Hand Sell at Book Signings

Planning a book signing?  Then you're in luck!  In this thrilling post (filled with dubious advice,) we explore the topic of hand-selling so you can make the cash registers ring. Forget writing chase scenes, folks.  The real excitement…
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Positive Thinking Activates the Law of Attraction

Positive thinking and the Law of Attraction are inextricably linked to my writing life. Positive thinking was not an ingrained behavior that resulted from my upbringing, however.  I was 35 years old before I finally recognized and accepted…
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Deadline Stress for Fiction Writers: 10 Coping Tips

Deadline stress can paralyze fiction writers -- and I'm not just speaking figuratively.  Who would've thought that writing novels could be so hazardous to your health?  I'm just one of many fiction writers who has suffered physical pain…
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Stung by Critics: Humorous Quotes from Famous Authors about Reviews

Enjoy these humorous writing quotes from famous authors as they confide how they feel about literary critics in the video, below. Assembling these quips about literary critics really put the whole book review process into perspective for me.…
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Novel Writing Doesn't Get Easier After You're Published

"That's it," my novel writing student said. (We'll call her Katie.) "I quit. No more red herrings. No more convoluted plot twists. Cozies are too hard to write. I'm going to write a Romantic Suspense." Uh-oh, I thought. Katie was struggling…
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Enliven Your Book Research: Interview Sources in the Field

When you do book research, hitting the trail to interview sources will open your eyes and inspire your  writing much more than surfing the Internet. Yes, my friends, I can now say with authority that steers are much larger than they appear…
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Writers Block: Overcome Procrastination with these 7 Tips

Is writers block causing your procrastination and making you too stuck to write the next word?  Take heart.  You’re not the Lone Ranger.  Even bestsellers get the Cursor-Blinking Blues.  The trick to overcoming writer's block is…
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Advice to Writers: Writing Quotes from Famous Authors

Enjoy these inspirational writing quotes from famous authors as they give advice to writers in the video, below. I stumbled upon these inspirational writing quotes from famous authors while I was researching ideas for a speech that I've been…
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How to Pitch Book Cover Art and Titles to a Publisher

When you pitch book cover art and titles to a publisher, diplomacy will win you more concessions than obstinance. During the days when I was writing romance books, I quickly discovered that actual, in-the-trenches marketing experience was…
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Help! My Printer Has a Poltergeist!

I think my printer is haunted. Now I'll admit, I'm not exactly tech savvy.  I just pretend to be because I write about API's, DPI's, FPI's, and other mind-numbing acronyms ending in "PI" for a high tech company.  My client, who has every…