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Write The Dang Book!

There’s a lot of steps to publishing a book: getting feedback on your writing, chatting with friends on social media about your upcoming release, and of course, the less fun but very necessary editing and marketing. I’ll be covering these steps and more in future...

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Live And Learn From My Mistakes

Over the past year I’ve come to realize there’s a million and three things you need to do before you can actually publish your first book. I had an idea this might be the case but what I didn’t know is there’s a certain order they should be done in to make the process...

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My top 10 Author Goals

There are two kinds of goals: A goal you set which is important whether you reach it or not, because striving toward it pushes you forward in life, or whatever you’re working on. It can be an ultimate goal or a step toward one. It’s mostly utilitarian. A goal which...

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2018 Plan Of Action

At the beginning of 2017 I decided to become a professional author. Throughout the year I’ve made many mistakes and learned a lot about my profession and myself. Now that we've started a brand-new year, it’s a perfect time for me to turn what I’ve learned into a plan...

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5 Things I’ve Learned About Becoming An Author

Since it's been about six months since I started becoming an author, I thought this was a good time to look back on what I've learned so far, and share some of my lessons with you. Although I've written this from the perspective of an...

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Reedsy Review

Disclaimer: I’m not sponsored by Reedsy (I wish), and receive no compensation from them, in any form, for writing this review. They probably won’t even know it exists. It’s just my opinion, based on my experience. However, If you want to give Reedsy a try, check the...

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Quick NaNoWriMo Guide

What is it? NaNoWriMo (NaNo for short) stands for National Novel Writing Month. It’s a contest/Personal writing challenge/website set up by the nonprofit organization of the same name. Their mission statement is: The goal is to write 50,000...

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How Scrivener Saved My Novel

Spoiler Warning: This post contains screenshots of my novel in the program Scrivener. While I tried to keep any text on the screen vague, it is possible you could learn more about my book than you want to before reading it. Read this post at your own risk 😉 I’m not...

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