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The Brief, Wondrous Life of Zina Lahr

The mayor was the last person to see Zina Nicole Lahr alive. Sometime in the early afternoon of Wednesday, November 20, Bob Risch, a 73-year-old native of Ouray, Colorado, and its mayor from 2007 until this January, noticed the colorful and well-known local strolling east. She was dressed in pants …

5 Powerful Free tools for Online Writers

Writing online has become a very important part to some of the people. Those who write well are paid a handsome amount. All we know that competition …

How To Write and Publish a Thriller Novel: Interview with Joanna Penn

I don’t write thrillers. But after The Write Practice team and I talked with Joanna Penn, author and popular blogger of The Creative Penn, I wanted …

3 Successful Authors: 3 Successful Crowdfunding Platforms

Click on the image for the full series.<br>Original photo by Bruce Evans on Flickr.<p>Authors are choosing to crowdfund their work, and there are now …

Writing Fast, Funnels And Calls To Action. My Lessons Learned From Write, Publish, Repeat.

Shares 213<p>OLD POST ALERT! This is an older post and although you might find some useful tips, any technical or publishing information is likely to be …

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<b>After popular request, we now have a Word template you can download that works well with Kindle and epub. The main article on creating your own</b> …

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Five More New Year’s Resolutions for Writers

Last December, I offered our WU readers a set of New Year’s resolutions to consider, and the post sparked some lively discussion. As this year draws …

11 Frequently Asked Questions About Book Royalties, Advances and Money

By Chuck Sambuchino<p>If you’re going to wheel and deal with literary agents and editors, you’ll end up spending more time than you’d like discussing …

5 Opportunities to Increase Your Writing Productivity (Without Actually Writing)

In an ideal world, you’d have many more hours to dedicate to writing.<p>In reality, you carve out what meager “free time” you can, sacrificing things …

50 Ways Writers Can Prepare for the New Year

As writers, many of us have been hitting our keyboards hard for the past 11 months, and we are either brain dead and need a break from writing, or completely motivated and want to finish the year off strongly. No matter which writing camp you may fall into, there are plenty of ways that you can get …

Where Do Great Ideas Come From? Neil Gaiman Explains

Every creative writer gets asked the question at least once at a social event with non-writers: “Where do you get your ideas?” To the asker, writing …

Anne R. Allen's Blog: The Secret to Writing the Dreaded Synopsis...and its Little Friends: the Hook, Logline, and Pitch

<i>“When Dorothy Gale gets tornadoed to Oz and accidentally squashes an unpopular head of state, she must find a wizard to help her get home to Kansas,</i> …

Photographer Cabbie Captures the Magic of New York City from His Taxi

David Brandford became a cab driver in 1990, and immediately picked up a camera when he realized he now had a front-row seat to life in New York …

Why e-book sales are starting to fizzle

Here's a surprise for anyone who thought e-books were here to bury print:<p>A report from the Association of American Publishers says sales of e-books …

35 Money-Saving Home Decor Knock-Offs

The worst thing about shopping for furniture is not being able to afford any of it. If you can't help but flinch at the prices at Pottery Barn and Anthropologie, it's time to take matters into your own hands.

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iOS 7 release date and compatible devices confirmed | Trusted Reviews

<b>An iOS 7 release date has been confirmed alongside the full range of iOS 7 compatible devices, as the new software update is officially …