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Be a Published Author! Anthologies and Co-Authorships Make Sense

So you want to be a published author, eh? There’s a writer inside and s(he) is GOING NUTS waiting for you to write and publish that book–has been for years! What are you going to do about it? The time’s not right I have no money I don’t know where to start It’s really not […]

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Are you Writing A Screenplay Treatment?

Judith Cassis

Are you Writing A Screenplay Treatment? So, you’ve written a great book. Excellent! Now you’re ready to shop it as a screenplay and you’re not sure where to start. Glad you decided to stop by. The opportunity to slide your story under the nose of a Hollywood exec is remote at best, yet many writers […]

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Can Writers and Authors Outsource to Gain Leverage?

Can authors and bloggers outsource to gain leverage? That depends on several factors. One factor: GOALS. What is Outsourcing? Outsourcing is a process with long arms. It can have a huge reach and major impact on a writer’s business. “Wait a minute–who said anything about a business?” Oh … you only want to write? You […]

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Writing a Blog? Why I L-O-V-E Bluehost

Judith Cassis

Writing a Blog? Why I L-O-V-E Bluehost I ALWAYS quote the famous line from Field of Dreams–and when it comes to books and business, I will always dispute it. Contrary to what the movie told us, and to the belief shared by many authors and business people, If we build it they WILL NOT necessarily […]

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What’s The Difference Between Editing and Copy Editing?

What’s the difference between editing and copy editing? Both writers and their readers thrive when an author’s message is communicated clearly. After all, even a small punctuation error can significantly alter meaning. Consider the differing meanings of the following two sentences: You look simply marvelous! Versus You–look simply marvelous! The first sentence expresses a complementary […]

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Do Self-Publishing Authors Need a Book Proposal?

Do self-publishing authors need a book proposal? Uh, what is a book proposal? Think of it as your expanded sales pitch. Among other elements, you’ll include an overview of your project and reasons the market will be receptive to your book. If your goal is to secure a traditional publisher, a book proposal is essential. […]

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