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Why Writing a Book Is an Act of Courage

Each time I meet someone who wants to write a book, I send up…

Good Bones: Crafting a Solid Structure for Your Book

A great title, cover and concept are often enough to get a reader…

Creating a Simple Writing Plan You Can Stick To

What’s the hardest part about writing? DOING IT! You can have…

A Publishing Timeline for First-Time Authors

No matter how you slice it, writing a book is a big, long, complex…

Editorial Tip: How To Write Dialogue That Works

Writing dialogue seems like it would be so easy. We talk all…

Is a Ghostwriter Right for You?

One of the first things I learned when I first opened kn literary…

Three Really Good Reasons You’re Not Writing

Recently I was chatting with a new friend of mine, a teacher…

Breaking All The Rules

I love it when one of the "hard and fast" rules I teach is elegantly…
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Let’s Get Practical

Some people love to read fiction—they want to be swept away…