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Give your writing productivity a boost

I’m always looking for ways to increase my productivity. As a one-man show, I either have to do the job or pay to have someone else do it. So I’m always trying to get more from my day to tick … Continue reading

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Writing a Historical Fiction Novel ~ Staying Inspired

Originally posted on Dreaming of Guatemala:
Writing a story takes a lot of time, effort, and motivation. It takes allowing the characters to grow in your mind, imagining the type of setting/s you’ll be placing them in, and deciding where…

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Theme in Historical Fiction by Lucille Turner

Originally posted on A Writer of History:
Lucille Turner has been on the blog before talking about Mona Lisa – 500 Years of Mystery, The Fall of Constantinople, and most recently offering insights on Research in Historical Fiction. Today she…

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The obscure word of the week is flagitious

Originally posted on Matthew Wright:
There are over a million individual words in English. Most of them are quite obscure and deserve better attention than they get. This week’s is flagitious. It means criminally evil, a word deriving from Middle…

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Top Tips for Marketing Your Book

Here’s a video of a presentation Book Expo Indie Author Fringe, an online author conference that showcases the best self-publishing advice and education for authors. Even if you aren’t an independent author, you still need to know how to market your book. … Continue reading

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Why become a better self editor?

It never fails. No matter how many people see your book before it is published, once it is released, you’ll get comments from people saying that it needed to be better edited. If the people making the comments can list … Continue reading

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10 of the Best Children’s Novels Everyone Should Read

Originally posted on Interesting Literature:
The best children’s books What are the top ten greatest children’s novels ever written? This is going to prove a contentious list, but below we’ve compiled what we think are ten of the best works…

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