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Clichés To Avoid In Your Writing–At ALL Cost.

We, as writers, are trained to kill clichéd phrases in sentences. But that’s not the only place they can hide—they can infect the spaces between the words, too. Continue reading

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Writing Advice To Live By.

Dialogue tags, quotation marks, & much more to improve your writing. BookWorks

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A Must Watch Before Self-Publishing

Before you sign that contract you have to watch this. https://youtu.be/MkxQjOyVI1k

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Audiobooks: A Bad Investment For Independent Authors | BookBaby Blog

This article was eye-opening. I was thinking about an audiobook for my upcoming novel, but now I’m rethinking this all together. https://blog.bookbaby.com/2019/01/audiobooks-are-a-bad-investment-for-independent-authors/

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Marketing Your Book In 2019–What Not To Do.

Great advice for marketing in 2019. These mistakes are easy to make, and this article explains why they are fruitless and gives information on what to do instead. https://indiereader.com/2019/04/7-book-marketing-strategies-to-stay-away-from-this-year/?unapproved=57873&moderation-hash=a7e44556b4463112b1559bd15d051c39#comment-57873

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Novel Writing Mistakes & How To Fix Them.

In fiction, story matters more than anything else.
Yet too often authors forget this and, in their zeal to impress readers or wow editors, pepper their writing with distracting devices that only end up undermining the story itself. Continue reading

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To Prologue Or Not To Prologue? That Is The Question.

To me, prologues in novels usually exist to provide a complicated backstory that may or may not be immediately relevant to the main storyline. Continue reading

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