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Writers@Work: From Blog to Book by Barbara Mahany

27 January 2015 Note From Rochelle Dear Writers, What obstacles will you have to overcome this year to finish writing and revising your book? I’m looking for your toughest blocks—so I can address how to overcome them in a very … Continue reading

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Is it Time to Write Your Book? by Rochelle Melander

Note From Rochelle Dear Writers, I’ve been frustrated this winter—with the kids home most of the time and a full work schedule, I haven’t had time to write. Maybe you are struggling with the same thing? Instead of complaining or … Continue reading

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Restart Your Writing by Rochelle Melander

  Isn’t it nice to think that tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it yet? —L.M. Montgomery   How are you doing with those New Year’s resolutions? Have you had difficulty keeping all of them? Or, like … Continue reading

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Need an Epiphany? How to Create Aha Moments By Rochelle Melander

  I never made one of my discoveries through the process of rational thinking. —Albert Einstein It’s a New Year: we’ve made our resolutions and put our butts in the chair. This will be the year we write that novel, … Continue reading

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Your Toolbox: What You Need to Make 2015 Rock! By Rochelle Melander

When we take a trip, we rent condos or homes. The practice gives us more space and saves us money on food. It’s also often cheaper than a hotel room. And, as a result, we’ve been able to stay in … Continue reading

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#WritersRead: Why Writers MUST Read and Books to Get You Started by Rochelle Melander

Greetings! And welcome to the big book review issue. I hope you find something in here suitable for your last-minute holiday gifts. If not, certainly you can find something you might like to read! And scroll on down to the … Continue reading

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A 30-Day Promotional Plan for your Book Release by Valerie Biel

Dear Writers, I have a giant treat for you. As a grand finale to the indie publishing series, Valerie Biel, my SCBWI colleague and the author of Circle of Nine: Beltany, has written an amazing article on promoting your book. Looking … Continue reading

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How to Get Your First Kindle Book Published on Amazon by Hazel Lau

Dear Writers, I’m hard at work on the annual Write Now! Coach book review issue—which comes out next Tuesday! It’s packed full of great reads to inform and inspire you. And today’s tip from Hazel Lau, Kindle publishing specialist, will … Continue reading

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Reading and Writing The Stories of Our Lives by Scott Stoner

Dear Writers, I’m delighted to welcome my colleague and friend Scott Stoner to the blog. He’s here to talk about the value of reading and writing stories. Scott’s new book, Your Living Compass: Living Well in Thought, Word, and Deed … Continue reading

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Factors to Consider When Designing Your Book Cover By Simone Collins

Dear Writers, Welcome to December. I hope that in between the turkey, pie, and shopping sprees, you’ve been taking time to write. If not, there’s no better time to start than right now! Today we continue our Indie publishing series … Continue reading

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