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Author Newsletters

Author Newsletter   WHY? – To create a relationship with your readers and build a fanbase   Platforms: Each one has its own costs and pros/cons. Check each one’s details for which one works best for you. Shifting from one

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The Querying Process

The Querying Process (with thanks to Joe Crance and Mattea Orr)   The following discussion is for querying for fiction/poetry works. Non-fiction queries follow a slightly different process.   Terms:   Let’s start with some terms so we have a

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How to Start Your Story to Hook Your Readers – The Fictorians

Source: How to Start Your Story to Hook Your Readers – The Fictorians

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Genesis of a Novel – Opening Lines – Part V

This is the next installment of a series of posts I’ve been writing, following the process of writing a novel from conception through publication and beyond. . You only have one chance to make a great first impression. That is

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Business Structure and Organization for Artists and Authors

I am a practicing CPA (since 1997), a published author, and an artist. This gives me a unique perspective on the fine art of running an art or author business. I hope this article helps others in this complex world.

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How I Write a Novel

This is my methodology. Feel free to use it, borrow it, smash it, mangle it, fold it, staple it, do whatever you like with it to make it work for you, even toss it out and do your own thing.

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