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Top 6 Creative Writing Exercises to Sharpen Your Writing Skills – Abhimanyu Chavan | Guest Post

Top 6 Creative Writing Exercises to Sharpen Your Writing Skills – Abhimanyu Chavan | Guest Post

Ask any seasoned writer, and they’ll tell you that they often use writing exercises to sharpen their skills. Looking to follow in their footsteps? Here are some tried and true creative writing exercises to help you improve.   1. Use Spontaneous Writing Prompts The best stories sometimes begin with a single line or thought that

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How to Create a Critical Path for Your Book Release – Miles Oliver | Guest Post

Critical path management is the key to any successful business project, and writing and publishing a book is no exception. The development and distribution of a book requires just as much planning, organization, and delegation of tasks as any other project. Having a critical path for your book release is especially important if you are

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Radio Espial: Episode 18 – Rachel Drury (Buythebook.ie)

Broadcaster and journalist Mick Rooney talks to Buythebook owner Rachel Drury for Radio Espial. Rachel graduated as an engineer in 2005 and worked for over 10 years In the renewable energy industry both in Ireland, Chile, Sweden and South Africa before relocating to Sydney, Australia in 2013. In 2018, Rachel returned back to Ireland and

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How Where You Live Can Affect Your Writing – Beau Peters | Guest Post

People often envy writers because of how much freedom they seem to have, especially regarding where they live. For instance, they’re obsessed with the vision of a writer sipping a cup of coffee on the beach while finishing their next novel. Or the writer who travels the world indefinitely, living from place to place. If

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8 Ways to Make Sure Your Plot is Engaging – Mary Voss | Guest Post

Writing a book is the easy part. The hard part is making sure that the plot you come up with can readers’ hearts and make them engage with both the characters and the storyline. You can sometimes get away with one or the other – relatable characters or a relatable storyline – but if you

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How to Lose a Reader in 10 Pages – Thomas Glare | Guest Post

The dream of every writer is to deliver engaging content. But sometimes, we commit mistakes that make us lose readers in the first few pages. If you want to publish content that can entice readers to keep scrolling, then stay away from the common sins that writers commit. We are living in a fast-paced world.

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Six Ways Writers Can Spruce Up Their Writing Space To Be More Productive | Guest Post – Beau Peters

As writers, we are always looking for new ways to unlock our creative potential, and where we write is a big part of the equation. Sometimes, the right combination of factors can really get that inspiration flowing, and before you know it, you have written thousands of words. If you desire a better writing space

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How Professors Balance Writing and Education – Beau Peters | Guest Post

Writing and teaching both take an enormous amount of energy, skill, and commitment to do well. They also seem to go hand-in-hand as career paths. The list of successful writers who honed their literary craft while also teaching in schools and universities is immense: Stephen King, Joanne Harris, Phillip Pullman, and Maya Angelou to name

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The Biggest 5 Mistakes When Self-Publishing A Book – Charlie Svensson | Guest Post

You have probably heard the horror stories of people paying publicists, agents, or marketing companies to push their book, only to lose all their money and end up with nothing. You have also probably heard the horror stories about people who collaborate on books and end up cut out of the deal or having their

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Balancing Your Writing Career and Other Ambitions – Beau Peters | Guest Post

If you’re a writer, the written word is your craft. It’s what inspires and motivates you. However, if you write as a profession, you’re likely aware that the activity isn’t always so magical. There are times when you need to write, whether you like it or not. When you throw other activities into the mix

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