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  • Revealing the soul By Stephen Linden-Wyatt

    Posted November 14, 2017 by Stephen Linden-Wyatt

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    Revealing the soul is the debut collection of poetry by UK born poet and Children's author, Stephen Linden-Wyatt. Residing in Lincolnshire, not far from the original Boston, Stephen skillfully, reveals his soul through h Read More...

  • Nano-Now What?

    Posted October 31, 2017 by Mandi Konesni

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    You've done it. Whether you've created a masterpiece, a rough draft, added a few thousand words to a work in progress, or achieved a smaller goal of your own... you've made it through November, and hit that last day of N Read More...

  • Tempest

    Posted October 25, 2017 by Donna B

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    She stood alone as the tempest swirled around her. Wind and waves whipped against the bow, relentless. Angry seas, in ebony, stretched out it seemed forever as pleas for help were swallowed in the tempest. Merciless rai Read More...

  • NanoWri-Oh...

    Posted October 21, 2017 by Mandi Konesni

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    So you've signed up to NanoWriMo, got yourself situated and are now staring at the dashboard wondering what the heck to do. It's getting closer, panic is setting in, and you realize you have no dang idea what you're doin Read More...

  • NanoWriMo Tips & Tricks From a Past Participant

    Posted October 19, 2017 by Mandi Konesni

    1 Comment 1 Like 201 Views

    1- Stock up on snacks to keep motivated. Get healthier snacks for keeping energy throughout the day. Focus on protein, things like trail mix, baked or veggie chips, cheese sticks, etc. Nobody wants to lose their tra Read More...

  • NanoWriMo 2017

    Posted October 17, 2017 by Mandi Konesni

    2 Comments 2 Likes 149 Views

    Basically, a bunch of insane idiot authors get together in November and say "You know what? We don't want to survive this month." And we all sit down and pledge to write 50,000 words in 30 days. If you actually do it, th Read More...

  • Building Your Mailing List

    Posted May 21, 2017 by Liliom Press

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    Building Your Mailing List Building your mailing list can take more time, aggravation, tears, and patience than writing the actual book. Some people don't realize this, so it can come as an unexpected surprise. Peop Read More...

  • The Elusive Mailing List, and Why You Need One

    Posted April 11, 2017 by Liliom Press

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    For the most part, when people ask for your site, they'll be referring to your main author site or your Facebook page. The problem is that most sites don't give an opportunity for people to be reminded to come back. Fa Read More...

  • Best Laid Plans

    Posted April 11, 2017 by Mandi Konesni

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    Sometimes, despite our best effort, things go haywire. The best laid plans, and all. In the publishing world, this is even more so. While you may have your heart set on a publication date, there are a lot of things goi Read More...

  • Publishing a Children's Book

    Posted April 2, 2017 by Donna B

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    This will be for things I've found when publishing my children's book. I'm using Amazon's CreateSpace. I've been told it's cheaper and the quality is good. From what I see of my own proof copy, the quality is the same as Read More...