Cheryl Finch

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How I Sold 7000 Kindle Books

There’s a reason I’ve never written an article about how many books I’ve sold. I’ve tended to follow the advice that if you’re the smartest person in …

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60+ Popular Restaurant Dishes — Hacked!

From Magnolia Bakery's classic vanilla cupcakes to Red Lobster's addictive Cheddar Bay Biscuits, we've rounded up the best restaurant copycat recipes. (Some even come straight from the source!) Keep reading for 68 tempting options, but be warned: you're about to get very, very hungry.

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19 Natural Remedies For Varicose Veins

Varicose veins are bluish, bulging veins that appear on your legs at the surface of your skin. While varicose veins are generally not painful, they can be uncomfortable. The exact cause of varicose veins is not known, but a genetic tendency toward weak vein valves plays a role.<p>Hormones also play a …

Read These 5 Books On Writing In Lieu of Spending $40,000 On An MFA

Getting an MFA is admirable and useful, but it's also incredibly time-consuming and costly. There are other ways to get a similar education to start …

Whole30 Breakfast Treats You Will Be Excited to Wake Up For

Figuring out what to eat first thing in the morning when you're not quite awake can be so hard. And doing that on a diet, especially one as restrictive as Whole30, can be even worse.<p>However, there are so many great things you can eat for breakfast on the Whole30 diet that will definitely make you …

11 books to read for National Novel Writing Month

Congratulations, writers! You’re halfway through National Novel Writing Month. NaNoWriMo is not for the faint of heart, and we applaud you. While …

Healthy Breakfasts You Can Make the Night Before, Because You Deserve to Sleep In

It's good to fall into a routine every morning that allows you to set yourself up for the day, and it's especially smart to include breakfast in that pattern. When you have a belly full of protein, carbs, and healthy fats, you'll be unstoppable for the rest of the day. These easy, healthy …

How to Make Money Self-Publishing on Amazon

Can Amazon Self-Publishing Make You Money?<p>Updated November 28, 2017<p>The Internet has revolutionized so many industries and businesses.<p>In the …

The Quick+Easy Way to Learn to Write Fiction: Dive into the 30-Day Short Story Challenge

13 Make-Ahead Breakfast Recipes to Fuel Your Whole30 Mornings

If you’re doing a Whole30 reboot for spring, good for you! Hitting the refresh button now will give you increased energy and stamina for long walks and hikes as the warmer weather kicks in. But let’s get down to the nitty-gritty and talk about what you’ll need to fuel those days: breakfast. The …

You've Got To Write Good

Word length, grammar, typeface, first person, who cares? It's like debating shades of white in a paint store.<p>For anyone to notice your words, you've gotta "write good".<p>Obviously, this means it doesn't have to be technically correct (otherwise I'd have said "write well", so please don't email me …

How to Publish a Children's Book - an Intro to Kid's Book Publishing

Writing, Illustrating And/Or Working With Kids Books<p>Updated June 23, 2018<p>"How do I publish a children's book?" is one of the two questions most …

Take 5 Minutes To Read And Improve Your Writing Skills Forever

Let’s be honest. You are here to for a crash course on writing. And you want a short yet comprehensive guide.<p>Before I start, I want to clarify a good …

Writing

6 Savory Overnight Oat Recipes that Will Rock Your Morning

When it comes to easy, healthy breakfast options, it's hard to beat a comforting bowl of overnight oats. Here we round up our favorite recipes, with …

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Outline a Short Story in Seven Steps

If you have lots of creative ideas and trouble organizing them, try using this framework to craft a short story. It isn’t the key to making every …

How to free up iPhone & iPad storage

If you're a long-time iPhone or iPad user, you've likely run into a storage problem at some point. Short of upgrading to a larger device, here are …

Apps

11 Reasons You Need to Write a Book NOW

This week we’re celebrating the new year. Well, at least I am. When the clock hit twelve on Saturday night, something happened to me. Nothing weird …

Writing

The Ten Golden Rules Of Successful Book Writing and Publishing

For those of you who are either contemplating becoming an author of fiction or are writers who want to get to self-help book bestseller status super …

17 Things You Didn’t Know Your iPhone Could Do With iOS 10

Apple's latest update for iPhone and iPad can be a little confusing. These tips and tricks will help.<p>The Messages, Photos, and Maps apps got the biggest updates, but there are a lot of new, smaller tweaks throughout iOS 10 that may be causing new users some confusion.<p>If you're wondering what's …

These secret codes have completely changed how I watch Netflix

We've all been there. You sit down on the couch, turn on Netflix, and the next thing you know, you've spent 20 minutes scrolling through shows and movies without finding a single thing you actually want to watch.<p>You feel like you've seen everything before, the recommended choices don't look …

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10 Short Story Ideas

Most writers have too many short story ideas, not too few. However, therein lies the problem, because the more ideas you have, the harder it can be …

Is There a Book in You?

So many of us ask ourselves this question throughout our lives. And many of us try to get that book out, writing a few or many pages that often end up forgotten in a drawer or a computer file, never to be seen or read (unless you're Harper Lee).<p>Lawrence Levy is one person who won't have that …

22 lessons from Stephen King on how to be a great writer

In his memoir, "On Writing," King shares valuable insights into how to be a better writer. And he doesn't sugarcoat it. He writes, "I can't lie and say there are no bad writers. Sorry, but there are lots of bad writers."<p>Don't want to be one of them? Here are 22 great pieces of advice from King's …

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How to Get Free Wi-Fi on a Plane with Your iPhone, iPad, or Mac

Though many airlines have recently taken steps to improve the overall flying experience, free Wi-Fi still remains elusive on most popular U.S.-based …

Book Manifesto: How To Zero In on The Book You Are Destined To Write

Do you know the hardest question for an author to answer?<b>“What is special and unique about my book?”</b>It’s not because you don’t know.It’s because you …

Writing

The driver's license of the future is coming to your smartphone

"We have a number of serious unresolved concerns about how the use of the smartphone as a driver's license may implicate privacy rights."<p>Rita Bettis, legal director, ACLU of Iowa

10 Easy Ways To Free Up A Lot Of Space On Your iPhone

Your iPhone is full of junk you don't need. And a recent class action lawsuit against Apple has brought to light that even if you buy a 16 GB iPhone, you can't actually use all 16 GB of storage.<p>So let's try to make the most of what you have. We have identified 10 simple ways you can manage and …

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How To Replace The iPhone 6's Battery

The iPhone 6 is a great smartphone, although I’m sure I’m not alone in my desire for a longer-lasting battery. Thankfully, there are a number of battery cases out there (see my roundup of iPhone 6 battery cases here), that can boost battery life. Sadly, like any smartphone, over time your iPhone 6 …