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Publishing News Roundup Series: How to Recognize Stress Overload in Authors

by Maureen Crisp  •  March 6, 2017

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  Writing is the absolute best. But even writing can wear us out at times.


Great Advice for Writers from Outlander Author Diana Gabaldon

by Auburn Seal  •  June 14, 2016

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I had the pleasure of attending, with over 1,000 other Outlander fans, a lecture from Diana Gabaldon with some writing friends of mine. If you have been living on another planet, Outlander is an internationally best selling historical fiction book series that has become a TV phenomena all over the world. As writers, we often

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3 Quotes from Julia Cameron that Inspire

by Auburn Seal  •  June 7, 2016

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Recently, while reading Julia Cameron I came across several quotations by her that just begged to be passed along. You can apply them to writing. Or really any creative endeavor. Julia Cameron’s The Right to Write was the first book I read that gave me the permission that I thought I needed to write. She’s been

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Can Writing Combat Anxiety?

by Auburn Seal  •  May 24, 2016

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We’ve been talking about writer’s block and the ways we can overcome it. Let’s talk about some ways that writing can help us deal with other difficult aspects of our life. I stumbled across a paper from a university psychology department that discussed different writing techniques for aiding in the treatment of anxiety. This particular

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Publishing News Roundup Series: Paying the Writer Versus Writing for Free

by Maureen Crisp  •  February 29, 2016

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  This week we are talking about getting paid as writers versus writing for free.


Are You Plotter or a Pantster? Two Ways to Approach Your Edits 

by Auburn Seal  •  February 16, 2016

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Is edit a four letter word? Editing can be a daunting process, but it doesn’t have to be. I used to loathe the editing phase of a book, but after slogging through a few books of trial and error, it’s not so bad. (It will never be my first love, but now I can approach

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Infographic: It is Never Too Late to Start Writing

by Samantha Knoerzer  •  December 16, 2015

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    The best thing about writing is that everyone is welcomed to do it.

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Protecting Your Self-Publishing Work and Why It’s Like Owning a Car

by Guest Contributor  •  November 19, 2015

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With the expansion of publishing into the online world, it is much easier these days to copy and plagiarize someone’s work.


#Indiechat – NaNoWriMo and Tips for Succeeding It

by Samantha Knoerzer  •  November 2, 2015

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    Its that time of year again!


#Indiechat – How to Stay Motivated While you Write and #IndieReCon

by Samantha Knoerzer  •  April 9, 2015

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We have a fun topic for Tuesday’s #IndieChat on 4/14/15!