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Back From My Hiatus

Back From My Hiatus


Hi Everyone! I’m sorry I have not been active lately. The post below may explain things but I am back now with this entry for a blogging contest. Odd that it may be about travel, I hope you can support this advocacy (simply by reading this blog) as much as you support my advocacy for […]

Tweets and Treats

Tweets and Treats


Fiction Writing is not a Linear Process

Fiction Writing is not a Linear Process


Originally posted on disappearinginplainsight:
Definition: A linear process is one that moves along a line from A to B to C in a straightforward fashion. Conversely, a nonlinear process may develop in different directions at the same time. I can only speak for my own fiction writing process . . . I do not follow…

Self-publishing success story: The Gospel in Ten Words

Self-publishing success story: The Gospel in Ten Words


Originally posted on The Castle Blog:
For ten years Paul Ellis pastored a multicultural church in Hong Kong. He was also a professor at one of Asia’s leading business schools. Then he decided to return home to New Zealand to pursue his passion for writing and study, and even more importantly, to convey a message…

Online Presence and Marketing Results

Online Presence and Marketing Results


Originally posted on byscavola:
I was wondering if my online presence had anything to do with sales increasing / decreasing, so I correlated the two. SALES is easy, as that’s a given. For blogger / wordpress, I counted the posts I made each month and the views my blogs received each month, (wordpress is just…

The world of Self-publishing

The world of Self-publishing


Originally posted on mahieustudios:
Ahh!  The world of self-publishing.  Take a look at this picture.  As authors and illustrators creativity is in our nature.  If you decide to walk into the world of self-publishing, then be prepared to handle the business side as well.  Little things like setting up your tables and planning events to promote your…

Why I chose to self-publish (part 1)

Why I chose to self-publish (part 1)


Originally posted on Michael J. Arnquist:
One particular question loomed ever larger in my thoughts as I worked on my first novel, particularly as I progressed far enough to prove it was a question I would indeed need to answer. Which publishing route, traditional or self-publishing, would I pursue? It was no easy question, at…

Does AGE Matter When You’re a Writer?

Does AGE Matter When You’re a Writer?


Originally posted on The Latter Half:
Does age matter if you’re an artist, writer, photographer, or anything else for that matter? The answer is yes. The answer is no. Maybe. Bottom line, after giving the age question much thought, there is no simple answer to the question. When we are young, still wet behind our…

Ah. So THAT’S what revision means.

Ah. So THAT’S what revision means.


Originally posted on A Desk In A Most Convergent Corner: The Writing Blog of B.C. Laybolt:
Well, revision of the first draft of To Drown in Sand is properly underway. While my theme editor, the amazing Chad Horton, performs his surgery, I’m working through each scene with surprise and a sense of wonder. After…

Is the self-publishing sector the place to find the sci-fi and fantasy hidden gems?

Is the self-publishing sector the place to find the sci-fi and fantasy hidden gems?


Originally posted on Geekybit:
When on a quest to find new sci-fi and fantasy fiction that will make Kindles explode from the awesomeness the screen beholds, the publisher is not the usual go-to to help with this important decision. Self-publishing became cool at the end of last year with a 287 per cent growth between…

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