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How to Create and Stick to a Writing Schedule

Don’t like math? Skip this article, then, because figuring out a writing schedule to stay productive involves a few numbers.<p>The key to a productive …

Writing

“I’ve written a book. Now what?”

So, you’ve written your book. The question is: what will you do with it?Has your book been designed as part of a larger strategy from the beginning? …

Writing

How To Create An Email Newsletter

So you’ve decided to create an email newsletter. Hooray for you! Or maybe someone’s suggested you launch one and you really have no idea what they’re …

Marketing

Overcome Your Fears and Start Blogging

<b>Overcome Your Fears and Start Blogging</b>Blogging and posting your written text online for the world to see can send chills down someone’s spine. That …

Writing

13 Ways to Promote Before Publication

<b>A number of months back, I wrote an article on how to promo preorder books for Bookbub. The original piece was pared back a little, but today’s post</b> …

Writing

Learn This Skill to Advance Your Career as a Writer

There are writers. And then there are <i>professional writers.</i><p>Over my career as a writer and editor, I’ve noticed one key factor that enables writers to …

Writing

2 Literary Agents Actively Seeking Clients — Fiction, Nonfiction, Kidlit, Crime and more

2 Literary Agents Actively Seeking Clients — Fiction, Nonfiction, Kidlit, Crime and more<p>Here are two agents looking for clients. Suzy Evans is …

Writing

10 Simple Ways to Promote Your Blog (For Writers)

If you are a writer, you absolutely must keep a blog. Why? Because blogs are a great way for agents and/or editors to see how you write informally …

Social Media

Learn MailChimp for $10 and scale your email marketing efforts

If you’re a podcast listener, you probably know MailChimp from the meme-inspiring ad that aired before every episode of Serial. But if you have no …

Marketing

How To Run a Medium Publication

Everything You Need To KnowWhen I first came to Medium I didn’t know what I was doing. But through reading and paying attention, I started to see how …

Writing

3 Literary Agents Actively Looking for Writers

Here are three agents actively seeking clients. Lindsay Mealing (Emerald City Literary) is seeking science fiction and fantasy (adult). Gill McLay …

Writing

This 5-Move Core Workout From a Trainer Will Leave You Sore and Chiseled

There are tons of ways to shape up your midsection. Most importantly, you need to be in a healthy calorie deficit and exercising regularly. But doing a solid core workout every now and then will definitely help your abs pop. Ridge Davis, personal trainer in West Hollywood, CA, shared an exclusive …

Workouts

Why most people fail at writing blogs…

Writers, write to spread the message, to inspire others, to enlighten others life through their words.When you start to write blogs, you are excited, …

Here’s How to Write a Book in 100 Days: 10 Steps

“Have you ever had a great book idea, tried to write it, and then failed?” I’ve asked this question to thousands of writers, and over eighty percent …

Eight Proven Steps To Write, Publish, Promote And Profit From A Book

Anyone can write a book, but almost nobody does. It’s hard.<p>If you choose to write a book — as well as publish, promote and profit from it — understand two things: First, it’s going to be a slog, so you’ll need to be mentally prepared. Second, most authors tend to throw the literary equivalent of …

Writing

8 Ways to Use Goodreads to Promote Your Book

Goodreads is one of the most powerful social networks for authors looking to connect with readers. At 65 million members, it is the world’s largest …

Resources and tools for book publishers and writers

Nurture Your BOOKS - Top Book Publicity, Promotion & Marketing Services<p>Web Design, Social Media, Promotion & PR<p>Sault Ste. Marie , Ontario,<p>Nurture …

21 Writing Prompts To Help You Finish An Entire Novel This Summer

Summer is officially here, and it's the perfect time to start writing a novel. There's no school and plenty of sunshine — which means it's the …

How to Write Consistently and Show Up Every Single Day (Even When You Don’t Feel Like It)

I get it…Some days you just don’t <i>feel like writing.</i> The inspiration isn’t there and you feel like you don’t have anything important to say.Your …

The Six Components Of A Successful Business Website

Starting a business from scratch can be a draining, exhilarating and terrifying journey. When the initial adrenaline of simply beginning the process wears off and the smoke clears, what is left on the ground floor is your business concept, a select group of people around you and your stellar work …

Marketing

8 things I learned when I published my debut novel

I started writing my debut novel two-and-a-half years ago.<p>I won't waffle on too much here about the writing process or how I ended up finding my …

How to Write Stunning Blog Posts That’ll Drive Massive Traffic to Your Website

With over 160 million blogs on the internet today, the need for stunning blog posts has never been more demanding. WHY?Because every blogger want to …

Could This Be The Future Of Books?

I can’t count how many times I’ve heard someone lament to me that they’re too busy to read a book.<p>At first, I avoided these people. Who’s too busy to read a book? But, the sad fact is that everyone thinks they’re too busy to do most things these days. And why shouldn’t they be? Our attention is …

Books

How to write blogs humans want to read

Here are 10 steps to take before every blog post:<p><b>1.</b> <b>Just start writing (or recording).</b><p>The first thing you want to do is sit down and write.<p>If you have …

11 Ways to Become a Productive Writer

To get better, focus on the basics<p><b>Everyone has something to say. Say it well and be heard.</b><p>There’s barely a soul on the planet who doesn’t have …

14 Personal Branding Tips for Aspiring Freelancers

Here are some ways you can set yourself apart in the highly saturated freelance market.<p>7 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Personal Branding Blog<p>The gig economy is bigger than ever, and it shows no signs of slowing down. With more professionals in virtually every industry going the …

Arranging Your Own Book Tour

Unless you are already famous, author book tours, at least those sponsored by publishing houses, are a relic of the past, along with fountain pens, …

How Much Money Will It Really Cost To Publish A Book?

Popular Publishing Self-Publishing<p>Updated April 30, 2018 971 Views 0 Comments<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>+1<p>Share<p>Stumble<p>Pin<p>Shares 16<p>5/5 (9)<p>The cost of self-publishing a …

How to Use Hashtags on Instagram to Grow Your Following

Get specific to attract your target audience.<p><i>By Chad Keller, COO/Co-Founder of Growth Stackers</i><p>If you haven't already tapped into the massive power of Instagram marketing, what are you waiting for? There are currently more than 800 million monthly active users and the platform is expected to reach a …

Social Media

Learn Today's Top Job Skills With These 8 Online Courses

Whether you're looking to climb corporate the ladder, try something new, or know who to hire, these resources can help.<p>Competition in the job market …