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Author Marketing Mastery #25: Four Key Ways LinkedIn Helps Authors

LinkedIn is an enormously useful tool for authors to connect, on many levels. To explore why you should have a presence on Linked In and how to use …

An Old School Writer Adapts to the New Publishing Landscape

I'm a dinosaur, trying to adapt to a new world order.<p>I expected my second novel to be published the same way as my other fiction and non-fiction books, meaning a traditional publisher paying me a small but respectable advance, distributing the text to bookstores, and sending it to book reviewers at …

The 5 Triggers That Make New Habits Stick

In his best-selling book, The Power of Habit, author Charles Duhigg explains a simple three-step process that all habits follow. This cycle, known as …

4 Things You Need to Hear When You’re Emotionally Exhausted

<b>“</b><b>Slow down and everything you are chasing will come around and catch you.”</b> <b>~John De Paola</b><p>You’re on the verge of burnout.<p>You’re unmotivated to perform …

Nessie

<i>by Robyn Goodwin</i><p>It was a cold day in Scotland as most of them are, no doubt. The Bastard lay dying with a woolly cap pulled down around his ears. A …

Dry Skin

13 Writing Lessons From Stephen King’s On Writing

Stephen King is an American author of horror, suspense, science fiction and fantasy, who has sold more than 350 million books. King has received many …

How A Simple List Can Improve Behavior

This week I’d like to share with you a very simple strategy. It’s something you can do every day. It takes less than a minute. But it can improve any …

Loving Kindness Meditation: A Zen Technique to Boost Compassion

Loving Kindness Meditation is a popular Zen meditation technique which is practiced to develop compassion towards oneself and for all living …

Meditation

Vintage Windows Transformed Into a Gorgeous Greenhouse

Who knew yard sale finds could lead to such an unbelievable transformation?<p>When Barb Rosen, the blogger behind Our Fairfield Home & Garden that we came across on Hometalk, spotted a stack of antique windows at a yard sale going for $5 a piece, she snatched them up. While she didn't immediately have …

Ceramics

The 17 Most Popular Genres In Fiction - And Why They Matter

<b></b> <b><br>What Is Genre?</b><br>Genre is a style or category of art, music, or literature. As an author, genre controls what you write and how you write it. It …

How To Install WordPress And Start Blogging Today [Beginner’s Guide]

So you want to install WordPress, start your own blog and build a platform to share your ideas with the world? Good news! You are in the right place …