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Eight Surefire Ways To Stay Motivated

Do you have trouble finishing your writing projects? Do you sometimes wonder what’s the point? Do rejections make you want to give up all together? You’re not alone. Writing isn’t always fun, especially when your efforts don’t seem to make … Continue reading

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Querying: One Author’s Feedback On Tactical Issues

When I was functioning as that lowest of all life forms, the unpublished author, I benefited from established novelists willing to share their experiences. This article is intended to give something back, especially since my experience had some unexpected turns. … Continue reading

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Eight Surefire Ways To Stay Motivated

Do you have trouble finishing your writing projects? Do you sometimes wonder what’s the point? Do rejections make you want to give up all together? You’re not alone. Writing isn’t always fun, especially when your efforts don’t seem to make … Continue reading

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Eight Surefire Ways To Stay Motivated

Do you have trouble finishing your writing projects? Do you sometimes wonder what’s the point? Do rejections make you want to give up all together? You’re not alone. Writing isn’t always fun, especially when your efforts don’t seem to make … Continue reading

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A Secret To Getting Published

When Warner Books, one of the world’s largest publishing companies, published my first book, The Angry Clam, back in 1998, the most common question I was asked was, “What were you smoking when you wrote this book?” This was quickly … Continue reading

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Dealing With The Doubt Demon

The only good teachers for you are those friends who love you, who think you are interesting, or very important, or wonderfully funny. ~Brenda Ueland The doubt demon loves artists. This sensitive bunch of individuals falls prey to it so … Continue reading

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I Quit And Other Sensible Ideas – Or, Five Reasons To Stay A Writer

It comes along more frequently than not: The thought that you’re insane and should pursue a career that doesn’t stomp on your pride or demolish your ego. You have the hopes of fame and fortune to comfort you at times, … Continue reading

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Querying: One Author’s Feedback On Tactical Issues

When I was functioning as that lowest of all life forms, the unpublished author, I benefited from established novelists willing to share their experiences. This article is intended to give something back, especially since my experience had some unexpected turns. … Continue reading

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Dealing With The Doubt Demon

The only good teachers for you are those friends who love you, who think you are interesting, or very important, or wonderfully funny. ~Brenda Ueland The doubt demon loves artists. This sensitive bunch of individuals falls prey to it so … Continue reading

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