Tagged: nonfiction

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Not a Solo Flight by Catharine Bramkamp

We all know the legend of Jack London the adventurer and prodigious writer. He is held up to authors as the epitome of the writer’s work ethic, publishing 50 fiction and non fiction books and hundreds of articles. He made his living by writing and always, always writing at least a 1,000 words a da

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Enrich Your Story with Foreshadowing by Kay Keppler

The goal for every writer has to be writing a book so compelling that readers can’t put it down. Using foreshadowing can help you create that kind of suspense, because it hints at what comes later and motivates the reader to find out what that drama or secret is. Foreshadowing can also convey information that helps readers understand future events.

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Top 10 Things Authors Need to Know About Contracts

The day has finally dawned! After all your hard work and endless rounds of submissions, you have a publisher that wants to publish your book. But when the publisher hands you the contract, should you just sign on the dotted line, or should you look it over first? If you did look it over, what would you be looking for?

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Do you write every day?

Social Media Tips for Thursday… As you may or may not know, I’ve been blogging every day since January 1, 2011, and I’ve seen some cool results: * My site traffic has tripled, to nearly 2,000 visitors per month — woohoo! I know other bloggers are seeing higher traffic, but for me, this is awesome, and I celebrate my success! And my numbers keep going up the more time goes by!

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Artist Entrepreneur: When Do You Ask For Help?

When do you ask for help? And I mean all kinds of help: financial, emotional, psychological, spiritual, etc. One of the traits often associated with artist and entrepreneurs is independence. Speaking just about myself, I am that gal who said from a very young age, “I can do it myself.”