Karren Renz Seña

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7 Online Writing Workshops That Will Help You Write Your Novel In The New Year

So you want to "write more" in the new year. But now that the new year is nearly upon us, you're starting to spiral into a writerly panic. How will …

Creative Writing

Writers' Block and How to Cure It | Alliance of Independent Authors: Self-Publishing Advice Center

By onOctober 21, 2015 in Writing A Book<p>Jenny Alexander<p>Some authors claim that there’s no such thing as writers’ block, but if you’ve ever encountered …

4 Social Media Tools to Get Small Business Owners off the Treadmill

I know you understand…<p>Content marketing is effective and social media is a great way to interact with your customers.<p>But we all only get 24 hours in …

7 Brands Doing Instagram Marketing Right

Instagram is booming right now, both with users and with the businesses trying to connect with them. Brands both big and and small have found some …

Social Media

Instagram’s tweak may be the beginning of a multibillion-dollar industry

Last month, Instagram – the image-based social network with more than 300 million users – made a change that barely received notice outside the tech …

Social Media

Manuscript to Ebook: A Cleaning Guide

By David KudlerOver the last couple of months, I’ve been talking about just what an ebook is, and four basic methods for creating them.This month, …

Yahoo!

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Finally, There's Going to Be a Harry Potter TV Channel

Finally, someone is going to go ahead and just make an entire cable channel devoted to <b>Harry Potter</b>, because who wouldn't stop on that every time they …

Film Industry

Social Media Marketing For Your Company: Think Strategic, Not Scattered [Infographic]

When social media platforms came onto the scene over a decade ago, there was a novelty factor that caused marketers to get a bit overzealous. It …

Anatomy of a Kindle user (infographic)

<b>Take a closer look at reading preferences and book discovery habits of a Kindle user.</b>Written Word Media, a company behind a few websites that connect …

How to Invent a Language, From the Guy Who Made Dothraki

Author: K.M. McFarland. K.M. McFarland Culture<p>Date of Publication: 09.28.15.<p>Time of Publication: 7:00 am. 7:00 am<p>If you’re a science fiction or …

Linguistics

The mega list of careers for writers

Who knew there were so many career paths for a writer to take? Here are 37 of them.<p>What image comes to mind when you hear the word “writer”?<p>Some …

2 Stammer Verbs to Avoid in Your Fiction

by Hernán Piñera | via FlickrNote from Jane: Today’s guest post is by editor Jessi Rita Hoffman (@JRHwords).As a writer, you’ve probably heard the …

How to Train Your Subscribers to Open Your Emails Every Time You Send

So you’re building an email list. Great!(If not, then you are absolutely missing out on huge opportunities to grow your business. And you’re putting …

How Writing Influences The Brain

How do you feel after you spend an hour or two writing?Do you feel relaxed, energized, or even more inspired than when you started? You aren’t …

JK Rowling tells a new Harry Potter story on her website

NEW YORK (AP) — Eight years after writing the last of her "Harry Potter" novels, J.K. Rowling is still adding to the boy wizard's story.<p>The author …

The Non-Marketer's Guide to Marketing a Book

Many people have 'write a book' on their wish list. But once you've actually made that leap to write your book and have it published (whether it's self-published or otherwise), there's a massive sense of achievement as well as the niggly thought..."What if no one reads my book?"<p>Well, people do want …

Hermione Granger turns 36, JK Rowling wishes her a very sweet happy birthday

Hogwarts' star pupil is well into her thirties. (We feel old.)<p>Here’s a fact to make you feel old: Hermione Granger turns 36 today. 36!!<p>Long gone are …

Man Booker Prize, National Book Awards finalists revealed

<b>(CNN) —</b> Bookworms around the world, check your reading lists.<p>Finalists for two significant literary awards, the Man Booker Prize for Fiction and the National Book Awards, were announced this week ahead of the fall award season.<p>For the second time in its history, Britain's prestigious Man Booker …