Do writers need an ideal time and place to write? Is it the right time or place that gets you going? We all have our different routines and rituals when it comes to writing, so there is no right or wrong answer here. That said, some writers feel the reason they are not more successful in their work is because they are constantly fighting an uphill battle in seeking out an ideal time or place to…
Joanna Penn describes three mind shifts for every entrepreneurial author: global, mobile, and direct.
Joanna has an exceptional practical but readable style. A must read for self publishing authors.
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The popular, homemade ‘give a book, take a book’ boxes bring neighbors together.
These are fantastic additions to neighborhoods.
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21 of the Best Wilderness Photos From Smithsonian’s Photo Contest Celebrating 50 Years of Protecting America’s WildlifeSee on Scoop.it - A Writer’s Notebook
Fifty years ago, the US adopted the Wilderness Act, which has since protected over 109 million acres of American wilderness. To celebrate this milestone, the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History has revealed a photo exhibit entitled “Wilderness Forever: 50 Years of Protecting America’s … http://blog.dashburst.com/pic/smithsonian-photo-contest-winners/
Gorgeous photos. Great inspiration for travel and writing!
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The Swedish Academy cited the ability of Mr. Modiano, whose novels center on topics like memory, identity and guilt, to evoke “the most ungraspable human destinies” in his work.
So glad I found this. His works sound fascinating, and are on my to read list now.
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Thou Shalt Blog? by Jason Matthews details why authors should blog, and offers tips about blog post topics and how often to blog.
Writers need a platform. Blogging can be a big part of building one.
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There are many bloggers in your field. Don’t waste your readers’ time by being interchangeable.
Be yourself.It’s ok if you are a slow writer — I am! Take the time to edit your content. Make it easy for people to understand you. Don’t use bombastic words and phrases.Imagine yourself writing for your ideal writer. When I blog, I always picture a friend or a reader whom I know. It helps tremendously. More tips in this great post by Henneke Duistermaat. http://www.copyblogger.com/common-blogging-mistakes/ ———————— Cendrine Marrouat - www.socialmediaslant.com
Take the time to think about your headline, content and audience. Henneke Duistermaat always has great insight.
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Scary movies are undeniably terrifying… but horror books are the understated devils of the horror industry. Read these books just in time for Halloween!
It’s that time if year. do you want to be scared?
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#Muse Media are a series of short posts that combine different media with a notable author.
“Late in the afternoon, thunder growling, that same old green pickup rolled in and he saw Jack get out of the truck, beat up Resistol tilted back. A hot jolt scalded Ennis and he was out on the landing pulling the door…
What does it take to become a best-selling indie author? Bella Andre’s experience offers us several lessons.
Always good to hear ways to improve and learn by others mistakes.
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