Monthly Archives: February 2012

Before you launch your book… get ready.

Before you write, it’s good to know that there will come a point when you feel your book is finished. You’ve written, rewritten, edited, proofed, had it edited and had it proofed. You name it, you’ve done it.  Most people … Continue reading

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How to end your book.

Are you ready to write real fiction?  I mean, are you ready to let your characters speak with their true voices?  Are your ready to let your book end when it most naturally should? And are you ready to let … Continue reading

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Mix it up on Twitter!

If you want to make the most of your time on Twitter, it’s good to mix it up. Some people go on Twitter thinking that it’s a place to post 140 character announcements. Not so. Twitter is another communication device … Continue reading

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Make every piece of writing your best.

Be your own best reference. Before you write, commit yourself to ensuring that every piece of your work is your best. I used to write a magazine column and I often heard, “I saw your piece and went looking for … Continue reading

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Ways to increase involvement on your blog.

Many bloggers become discouraged because they don’t know if anyone is reading their posts. It’s good to concentrate on building up involvement in your blog so it becomes more of a conversation. Here are some ways to do that: Invite … Continue reading

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Edit and Proof… do both and repeat until satisfied

The good thing about editing is that it’s an opportunity to catch everything from typos to plotting problems before you publish and embarrass yourself in front of the whole world. You can do this yourself on the first go-round, but … Continue reading

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