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10 Things for which the Indie Author is grateful

There are a good many things Indie writers and publishers have to be grateful for. Things we seem to have in common…apart, of course, from the abject poverty of living in unheated garrets whilst suffering for our art. (Look, we … Continue reading

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#Openbookbloghop – The Writing Process ~ Roberta Eaton

Reblogged from Roberta Writes: What is the most difficult part of your artistic process? This is an intriguing question which I can only answer if I first break down what I think my own writing process is. I have only … Continue reading

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Writing With A Critique Partner ~ Helen Jones

Reblogged from Journey to Ambeth:   (note: I realise I’ve been posting quite a lot about the writing process since I returned to blogging. I suppose it’s because, when I was on my blog break, I spent most of it … Continue reading

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So It Begins: A Story Is Born – Jan Malique

Reblogged from Strange Goings on in the Shed: Does anyone else have difficulty with finding an appropriate title for their posts? The majority of mine loiter expectantly, try to catch my eye and impress with their marketing ploys. This one … Continue reading

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My WIP, Beta Readers, Writing Friends, and Finally . . . The Cover Reveal – D.G. Kaye

  Reblogged from D.G.Kaye Writing, Friends, Editing, and Cover Reveal Many authors like to talk about their work in progress, especially when the book comes closer to being published, but I haven’t been too vocal about my latest WIP or … Continue reading

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Guest author: Lucinda E. Clarke – I’ve been such a coward

Writing the blurb for your book is always a nightmare. Frankly it’s easier to write the whole book than that short piece you hope will entice readers to at least click on the ‘Look Inside’ button. Whenever I’m writing a … Continue reading

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Kindred Spirits by Jan Malique

Reblogged from jan malique: Image: Pixabay It’s been a while since I last wrote about Amunet, formerly known as the Alchemist’s daughter. She’s an Alchemist in her own right now. Her departure was made at the end of Inconsolable: Flight … Continue reading

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The Butterfly Net

The computer has gone from working a speeds of a derisive ‘you’ll be lucky’ to an emphatic ‘you’ve got no chance’. Whether it is downloading things behind my back, updating things I’d prefer it to leave well alone or simply … Continue reading

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How to make a living as a writer #amwriting

I was speaking to a friend this morning, a woman whose writing often glows with lyric beauty, yet who has stopped writing because she could not sell her manuscript and will not self-publish. As a writer, and much as I … Continue reading

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Ronovan Hester on how to create a character…and a brand new book!

Ronovan Hester is a familiar face around here… many know him through his Lit World Interviews site, as well as for the weekly writing prompts he hosts on his own blog, Ronovan Writes, including the Haiku Challenge. He is an … Continue reading

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