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Top Ten Tips for Never Finishing Your Novel

Dear Reader, Writing is hard. There is a lot of work involved when it comes to dreaming, planning, and executing an idea of yours into a fully-formed novel. There are, of course, many excellent resources available on the internet that will give you all the necessary steps of how to complete your work in progress.… Continue Reading

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Why I Decided to Self-Publish

Dear Reader, As I look through some of the posts that I have written on this website, I realize that, while I have discussed the different publishing routes (traditional and self) and while I have talked about the steps that I took to self-publish my work, I have never really written about why I decided… Continue Reading

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When the Inkwell Dries Up: Appreciate

Dear Reader, I admit that I am really bad when it comes to thinking of things to be thankful for. I often get caught up and consumed in what I don’t have that I completely forget about the things that I have to be thankful for. While I sometimes realize the big things (food, shelter,… Continue Reading

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When the Inkwell Dries Up: Time Travel

Dear Reader, It would be a great thrill if we could go back to the past on a giant time travel machine, especially if we were not subject to the consequences of the dizzying, disorienting effects that I imagine come with traveling back in time in a tiny, tight machine. As for now, there seems… Continue Reading

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When the Inkwell Dries Up: Reclaim Your Enthusiasm

Dear Reader, I used to question and doubt the existence of writer’s block. That was before I started to go through prolonged periods of feeling like I had nothing to say. While I now do believe in writer’s block, I also believe that there are certain steps one can take to get through this period,… Continue Reading

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