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What’s The Most Important Lesson You’ve Learned: Words of Wisdom From Our Readers

Originally posted on Self-Published Authors Helping Other Authors:
About two weeks ago, Ruth and I asked you to send in your best advice on writing, editing, publishing, and marketing fiction. I am very pleased to say that nearly every day…

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NaNo my way

When I read all those announcements about the upcoming NaNoWriMo, I checked the official website and felt tempted to join in. But I didn’t—at least not officially. Forcing myself to write 50,000 words in 30 days is not like me. … Continue reading

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Best writing advice I’ve gotten so far

As I was dealing with writer’s block last week, my thoughts went back to my first and only technical writing class I had taken in college, which may look like a funny thing to remember since I’m working on a … Continue reading

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I’m stuck

Oh no, I’ve just reached that dreaded junction, ran into that awful wall called “writer’s block.” A few weeks ago I was so happy that I have finally started to work on DB2, my code name for the sequel to … Continue reading

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It takes a few friends to make a book perfect

Once I published my book, I thought I would be done with it and be able to move on to other projects. Boy, that I was wrong. Weeks after sending my book into the world, I am still correcting the … Continue reading

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Does my writing have an “accent”?

Yes, English is my second language and that fact doesn’t bother most people except for the occasional caller who sometimes asks if he could be connected to someone who speaks English. My reply is often, “I speak English–but with an … Continue reading

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