Editing Tips

June 24, 2018 No Comments

Editing Tips Some editing tips and tricks for you, me, and all the writers we know! And don’t know, too …. Because if you did NaNoWriMo this year, then now is right about the time you might start to thinking about attacking the editing beast. Or maybe you just don’t want to look at it […]

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Almost Everything But the Tweet – Conquering Twitter (metrics and timing)

June 24, 2018 No Comments

A little bit of Twitter science.

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Demystifying Facebook

June 24, 2018 No Comments

Demystifying Facebook How can Facebook help you, the independent writer? It’s not just for Candy Crush anymore. Independent Writers on Facebook Like other small business persons (for that is what an indie author is, right?), you have two separate lives on any social network. One is as an individual. You have friends, you have opinions. […]

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The Conquest of LinkedIn — Last Little Bits

June 24, 2018 1 Comment

The Conquest of LinkedIn — Last Little Bits Last Little Bits. Now, there’s more to LinkedIn than what I’ve already covered. And, truth be told, the number and diversity of add-ons and features is only going to keep growing. As with any other truly viable online business, LinkedIn keeps adding new bells and whistles, and […]

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… And Facebook for All – Your Profile Page, Part II

June 24, 2018 1 Comment

… And Facebook for All – Your Profile Page, Part II Your Profile Page, Part II. First of all, Facebook members have seen it dozens, if not hundreds, of times – your Profile Page. Let’s talk some more about your Profile. Here’s mine. In addition to the basic tabs at the top, it also contains: A space for […]

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Writing Better Accents

June 24, 2018 No Comments

Writing Better Accents Accents can be tough to write. However, not to worry. Because New York Times bestselling author Dayton Ward has some wonderful advice amidst the humor. Distinguishing Each Accent So, can you tell the difference between someone from the Bronx and someone from Brooklyn? And what about Chicago versus Detroit? Or Swedish versus Norwegian? […]

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Getting inspiration from TV shows

June 24, 2018 No Comments

Getting inspiration from TV shows TV shows can be a great source of inspiration. And they can go beyond TV Tropes and even into something (almost, let’s not kid ourselves, folks) profound. So, what do I mean? TV Shows For the most part, we see three kinds of television programs: Comedy Drama Nonfiction And then […]

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Writer Giveaways

June 24, 2018 No Comments

Giveaways So giveaways can be helpful when you are first starting out. Because people do not know your writing, they might not be inclined to spend too much on your work. Rather than pricing down to nothing, do one better: give your book away as a prize. Amazon, in particular, makes it easy. And on […]

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Self-Review – Cynthia

June 24, 2018 No Comments

Review – Cynthia So Cynthia is a fun although ultimately sad story. You see, Cynthia is a Great Dane. And to her sorrow, her master is succumbing to Alzheimer’s. This short story was written for the second volume of The Longest Night Watch. All of the proceeds go to the Alzheimer’s Association. I love the […]

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Reviewing – Bad Reviews

June 24, 2018 No Comments

Bad Reviews Reviewing – Bad Reviews – lousy reviews are tough to write! However, you need to write the occasional less than wonderful review in order to establish and maintain credibility. Not every novel is a stellar one. Not every effort is perfect and pristine. This blog post is about reviewing badly-written works. But if a work […]

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