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Try 4 Tips to Banish Writer's Block by Harnessing Stream of Consciousness

Posted by Arthur Gutch on Fri, Jan 13, 2017 @ 02:53 PM

Writers block shows up for all sorts of reasons and when it does it can seem as if it will never pass. What's that saying- "this too shall pass"? Try our latest tips and banish block now. 

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Pinterest for Authors: 7 Tips to 2017's Hot Book Marketing Venue

Posted by Arthur Gutch on Wed, Jan 11, 2017 @ 02:06 PM

If you think that Pinterest is just for bored people looking for craft projects, you're missing out on the hottest new marketing trend of the coming year. With the rise in popularity of Instagram, Snapchat and other visual media, Pinterest is poised to take over as a marketing giant in the coming year. People are increasingly more likely to pay attention to an image online over a block of text, making visual marketing the way to go in the coming years. Start your Pinterest book marketing campaign with these helpful tips. 

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3 Tips on Writing about Your Life or a Biography of Interest!

Posted by Arthur Gutch on Fri, Dec 30, 2016 @ 08:40 AM

Love reading the juicy details about another person's life? Love to know about their trials and tribulations, their personal journey? The new year is a great time to think about your life and research shows that storytelling is back in fashion and people at home want to read what their peers are saying. If you've wanted to self-publish your story or someone else's, here are the current tips on what people want to hear. Whether it's to reconcile your past, leave your mark or even simply make money, check out our tips on getting into storytelling mode. 

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4 Tips to Engage Readers With Your Author Contact Page

Posted by Arthur Gutch on Thu, Dec 22, 2016 @ 02:09 PM

Beginning to wonder why people aren't emailing or writing yet to interview you or feature your book? Have you looked at the approach you're taking on your CONTACT ME page? If you're just listing "the facts", it might be time for a new approach! Because it's all about semantics- create a page with wording that attracts public relations so you. 

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Create an Author Workspace That Inspires, No Matter Where You Work

Posted by Arthur Gutch on Sun, Dec 18, 2016 @ 01:18 PM

Virginia Woolf said that every writer needs "a room of one's own," but some authors aren't quite so lucky. If writing space is tight in your environment, it can be hard to block out distractions and concentrate on your work. The trick to finding an inspiring workplace anywhere is to mentally create your own bubble of creativity. With just a few simple tricks, you can turn even a busy coffee shop corner into your own private work zone. 

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NYT Bestseller Jana DeLeon's No-Nonsense Tips for Authors

Posted by Arthur Gutch on Tue, Dec 13, 2016 @ 03:55 PM

In the increasingly popular field of cozy mysteries, Jana DeLeon is a rising star. Her latest book series, The Miss Fortune Series, regularly hits the NYT Bestseller list every time she publishes a new book. Beginning as a technical writer ten years ago who penned fiction on the side, DeLeon put her no-nonsense attitude and dogged determination to work, finding the success that many authors only dream of. For the last decade DeLeon has given the same advice to beginning authors who want to make it big in the publishing world. Here are her best no-nonsense tips for getting the career you want. 

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10 Best Holiday Gifts for Authors: 2016 Edition

Posted by Arthur Gutch on Mon, Dec 05, 2016 @ 09:45 AM

The holidays are coming soon, and it's time for you to buy a gift for your favorite author. If your favorite author is yourself, then it's time for you to write your wish list for friends and family. Believe it or not, most authors are tired of getting packs of pens and stacks of Moleskine notebooks. Not that they aren't great, but you can do better. Here are some unique and creative gifts your favorite author will absolutely love. 

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9 Ways to Scare Readers Away From Your Author Website

Posted by Arthur Gutch on Tue, Nov 29, 2016 @ 10:30 AM

Halloween may be over, but the spooky stuff still hangs around in some places. Your author website is your home base, the one spot your fans rely on to get in touch with you and find out about your next book. You want new readers to bookmark your website and check back frequently, not click back three seconds after they see your site. Here are nine things you have to get rid of right away if you've made the mistake of putting them on your site. 

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11 Weird Writing Tips for NaNoWriMo That Actually Work

Posted by Arthur Gutch on Thu, Nov 17, 2016 @ 10:11 AM

Every November millions of authors get together in an extreme writing event known as National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo. If you've joined in on the fun, you're probably already feeling the challenge of producing 1,667 words a day, every single day, for the entire month. Your enthusiasm may still be high, but it will start to flag some time during the month, guaranteed. That's when these fun, crazy and weird writing tips will come in handy for powering through to the finish line on November 30. 50,000 words are closer than ever. 

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8 Things for Independent Authors to be Thankful For

Posted by Arthur Gutch on Tue, Nov 15, 2016 @ 12:09 PM

If you live in the United States or you're an ex-pat, it's likely that you're going to be celebrating Thanksgiving in the next few weeks. It may seem like a day dedicated to gluttony and American football, but the idea of recognizing what you're thankful for is still the concept that the holiday revolves around. Independent authors are particularly lucky now to be doing what they're doing. Here are some reasons you should be thankful to be an author in this Thanksgiving season. 

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