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All about writing. Tips and tricks to help you become a better writer. Whether you are writing nonfiction, blogging, or copy writing, this board is for you. Writing hacks, writing advice, writer tips, publishing, book publishing, self-publishing, ebook publishing, writing advice, entrepreneur, author, ebook author, self-published author, writing tips, finish a book, publish a book, self-publish a book, write a book, how to write a book, how to write an ebook, writing hacks, how to publish a book

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Is Your Book Idea Good Enough?

We've all doubted whether our novel ideas are enough, but I'm here to tell you that yes, it is, because all it needs to do is exist!This week's action step:Just... start writing. I know it's hard, but you can't polish something you don't have. Get the first draft written and worry about infusing ...

Are you a writer? Trying to entice literary agents? Okay, here are your no-nos: 7 YA tropes that bore literary agents! Editing Writing, Writing A Book, Writing Tips, Authors, Writers, Writing Characters, Children's Literature, Self Publishing, Writing Inspiration

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By Grace VanKirk How many tropes does it take to ruin a book? A trope is a plot device, theme, character arc, or other storytelling element that has become formulaic through repeated use. While tropes are useful to define the characteristics of a genre, they can also become tired

Is a story or illustration more important to a picture book? For me, the answer is largely semantic.​Most creators would agree that story is the most important element to a picture book. #IllustrationTips #WritingTips #KidLit Writing A Book, Writing Tips, Writing Prompts, Writing Inspiration, Creative Inspiration, Writing Characters, Book Publishing, Infographic, Illustration Art

Picture Books: Story vs Illustration, Which is Most Important?

Is a story or illustration more important to a picture book? For me, the answer is largely semantic.​Most creators would agree that story is the most important element to a picture book. #IllustrationTips #WritingTips #KidLit

Create Killer Character Goals | Your protagonist needs both internal and external goals they’re prepared to fight tooth and nail to get. #writingtips #writingadvice #characterdevelopment #charactergoals #amwriting Character Development Writing, Writing Advice, Have Fun, Writer, Novels, Self, How To Get, Feelings

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Create Killer Character Goals | Your protagonist needs both internal and external goals they’re prepared to fight tooth and nail to get. #writingtips #writingadvice #characterdevelopment #charactergoals #amwriting

So. You've been prepping and planning for your launch. Now, the question is "when can I finally see this out in the world?" The answer is sooner than you'd think. When working with printed books, both hardback and paperback, it's best to upload your book a month before your launch date. The e-book should be uploaded a week before the launch date. Both of these need to be uploaded so far in advance to make sure everything runs smoothly. Sell Your Books, My Books, Authors, Writers, Tell The World, Book Launch, Book Projects, Self Publishing, Invite Your Friends

If I'm Planning For a "Lunch Date," When Should I Upload My Book?

So. You've been prepping and planning for your launch. Now, the question is "when can I finally see this out in the world?" The answer is sooner than you'd think. When working with printed books, both hardback and paperback, it's best to upload your book a month before your launch date. The e-book should be uploaded a week before the launch date. Both of these need to be uploaded so far in advance to make sure everything runs smoothly.

A book can and will help you expand your audience, getting more eyes on your business. However, it is entirely possible to launch a self published book and have no one notice. So you have to market the book you're using to market your business. This includes optimizing key word searches, contacting those with other platforms and audiences to discuss your book, and making SURE your current audience knows of your book and get them hyped to consume it.

The Book Marketing Strategy That Will Grow Your Business

A book can and will help you expand your audience, getting more eyes on your business. However, it is entirely possible to launch a self published book and have no one notice. So you have to market the book you're using to market your business. This includes optimizing key word searches, contacting those with other platforms and audiences to discuss your book, and making SURE your current audience knows of your book and get them hyped to consume it.

Here’s the harsh truth: You have to become a successful writer before you can become a full-time writer. Writing Websites, Writing Advice, Writing A Book, Writer Tips, Book Writer, Becoming A Writer, Word Nerd, Writing Process, Self Publishing

I can’t wait until this is over and I can just write! - Paper Raven Books

Here’s the harsh truth: You have to become a successful writer before you can become a full-time writer.

Do you have questions about publishing and marketing a book? Check out this post to learn why you should focus on the writing first. Click through to learn more! Memoir Writing, Writing Advice, Writing A Book, Writing Workshop, Fiction Writing, Writing Resources, Writing Ideas, Creative Writing, Writer Tips

Do you have a thousand questions about publishing and marketing a book? - Paper Raven Books

Do you have questions about publishing and marketing a book? Check out this post to learn why you should focus on the writing first. Click through to learn more! #publishingquestions #bookmarketing #writeabook #writingadvice | publishing | self-publishing

Writing fiction is like jumping out of a plane. It's all about the preparation. That's the part we can control. The parachute may open slow or fast, but if we've put in the work, it should open. Likewise, the more writing tools and resources we use, the better we get at using them, the better chance our story will have once we release it out into the world. Writing Process, Writing Skills, Free Online Writing Courses, Plotting A Novel, Creative Writing Tips, Fiction Writing, Writing Resources, Writing Inspiration, Nonfiction

Writer's Parachute: Helpful Links for Writers

Writing fiction is like jumping out of a plane. It's all about the preparation. That's the part we can control. The parachute may open slow or fast, but if we've put in the work, it should open. Likewise, the more writing tools and resources we use, the better we get at using them, the better chance our story will have once we release it out into the world.

Strengthen your creative process by learning to study literature and poetry. When you discover why professionals do certain things, you will move from the realm of imitation to creation. #WritingTips Writing A Book Outline, Writing A Book Review, Book Writing Tips, Development Quotes, Personal Development, Improve Writing Skills, Writing Courses, Chasing Dreams, Creative Writing Prompts

Writing With Purpose

Strengthen your creative process by learning to study literature and poetry. When you discover why professionals do certain things, you will move from the realm of imitation to creation. #WritingTips

Do you want to start journaling? Journal writing is one of the most important tools you use to reflect on the present and plan for the future. Writing A Book Outline, Writing A Book Review, Book Writing Tips, Development Quotes, Personal Development, Improve Writing Skills, Daily Reflections, Faith Walk, Creative Writing Prompts

How to Build a Powerful Journal Writing Habit

Do you want to start journaling? Journal writing is one of the most important tools you use to reflect on the present and plan for the future.

Take yourself on retreat with our 30-page at-home workshop workbook. Get up close and personal with the fearless writer within and find out what she wants for the both of you. Discover exactly how to empower yourself as a writer so that you become unstoppable. Never know writer’s block again. About: ways to improve writing skills, book writing tips, how to become a professional writer, writing inspiration & ideas, mindset is everything motivation, tips for writers Improve Writing Skills, Story Structure, Book Writing Tips, Story Starters, Home Workshop, Fiction And Nonfiction, Plot Twist, Character Development, Writing Inspiration

Uncover Your Writer's Voice

Take yourself on retreat with our 30-page at-home workshop workbook. Get up close and personal with the fearless writer within and find out what she wants for the both of you. Discover exactly how to empower yourself as a writer so that you become unstoppable. Never know writer’s block again. About: ways to improve writing skills, book writing tips, how to become a professional writer, writing inspiration & ideas, mindset is everything motivation, tips for writers

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Improve Your Writing With 9 Proven Tips from Respected Authors - Madly Mused

Improve your writing with these 9 tips from respected authors

How to Deal With Imposter Syndrome as a Writer | Savannah Gilbo - Do you struggle with imposter syndrome? Does imposter syndrome prevent you from finishing your book? If so, check out this blog post where I walk you through three strategies for overcoming imposter syndrome so that you can finish your draft and publish your story. Other writing tips included, too! #amwriting #writingtips #writingcommunity Book Writing Tips, Writing Resources, Writing Prompts, Writing Practice, Writing Help, Writing Outline, Writing Characters, Fiction Writing, Writing Inspiration

How to Deal With Imposter Syndrome as a Writer

How to Deal With Imposter Syndrome as a Writer | Savannah Gilbo - Do you struggle with imposter syndrome? Does imposter syndrome prevent you from finishing your book? If so, check out this blog post where I walk you through three strategies for overcoming imposter syndrome so that you can finish your draft and publish your story. Other writing tips included, too! #amwriting #writingtips #writingcommunity

While writing you might feel like you're constantly haunted by the demons of insecurities that eat at you. All this fear can make it easy to become unable move forward; however, you have to continue pushing forward. Ultimately the more you care about the project, the more anxiety you will have about it. So you must push onwards to outrun the anxiety and focus on how much this means to you care about what you're putting into the world. Writing Advice, Writing A Book, Authors, Writers, First Draft, Insecurities, Move Forward, Self Publishing, Alchemy

The Demons You'll Face When Writing (and How to Keep Writing)

While writing you might feel like you're constantly haunted by the demons of insecurities that eat at you. All this fear can make it easy to become unable move forward; however, you have to continue pushing forward. Ultimately the more you care about the project, the more anxiety you will have about it. So you must push onwards to outrun the anxiety and focus on how much this means to you care about what you're putting into the world.

The truth is that writer's block isn't real. Or to be more precise, it's a term used to explain or excuse real issues that are preventing you from writing. Writing can be difficult, but not because of writer's block. You have to actually root out the source of what's preventing you from actually finishing your book. Writing Advice, Writing A Book, Authors, Writers, Total Money Makeover, Grammar And Punctuation, Writer's Block, Book Projects, Self Publishing

Writer's Block Doesn't Exist. These 3 Issues Keep You From Writing.

The truth is that writer's block isn't real. Or to be more precise, it's a term used to explain or excuse real issues that are preventing you from writing. Writing can be difficult, but not because of writer's block. You have to actually root out the source of what's preventing you from actually finishing your book.