Archive | August 2019

Four Mistakes New Writers Make – by Maryann Miller… — Chris The Story Reading Ape’s Blog

on The Blood-Red Pencil: In keeping with this month’s theme of “new tricks” for writers, I decided I’d write a bit about how the Internet has changed things for those of us who ply our trade with words. Not that it is all that new for young writers who’ve grown up with the internet, but […]

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Five Things to Remember as a New Writer- Guest Post at @maryannwrites — Legends of Windemere

Originally posted on Fiction Favorites: ? Today I’m a guest at Maryann Miller’s blog, Maryann Writes. When I was a new writer, I learned many things by trial and error. Some of what I learned I forgot and had to keep relearning and others I managed to save. I developed a list of five things…

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Self-Publishing Basics — Chris The Story Reading Ape’s Blog

Originally posted on Nicholas C. Rossis: This is a guest post by Linda Cartwright. Linda is an educator and a writer on the verge of coming out as an independent author after years of freelancing and ghost-writing. Her darkest secret is that writing is only her second favorite thing to do… after reading. You can…

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20 Book Marketing Tips For Effective Authors: How many of these have you checked off? – by Susan Stitt… — Chris The Story Reading Ape’s Blog

on Front Edge Publishing: Congratulations! The last keystrokes have been hit and your new book is finished! Your book is out of your hands and into the hands of a capable copy editor. Is it time to hit the beach? Time for a writing sabbatical? Heck NO! Now the really hard work gets started! Now […]

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This entry was posted on August 24, 2019. 1 Comment

How to Develop Your Brand as a Book Author — Nicholas C. Rossis

This is a guest post by Stewart Dunlop. Stewart is a full-time content marketer at Foundr and part-time reader, gamer & footballer. You can follow or tweet him @stewydunlop. How to Develop Your Brand as a Book Author From a literary point of view, we live in blessed times! Thanks to the development of modern […]

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This entry was posted on August 23, 2019. 2 Comments

21 Ways to Improve Your Writing – by Melissa Donovan… — Chris The Story Reading Ape’s Blog

on Writing Forward: It’s not possible to improve your writing overnight, unless you hire an expert to do it for you. People study the craft for years, decades even, and still they strive to make each piece of writing better than the last. Sure, there might be some quick tricks and shortcuts you can pick […]

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10 Totally Free Microsoft Word Alternatives For Writers – by Derek Haines… — Chris The Story Reading Ape’s Blog

on Just Publishing Advice: Do you really need all those Microsoft Office programs just to write? Writers write words. Are you a writer? I’m sure you don’t prepare business plans with charts and graphs. You don’t use online collaboration tools. You don’t schedule meetings for a group of directors. I doubt if you would ever need […]

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This entry was posted on August 21, 2019. 3 Comments