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Do Stories Have a Universal Shape?

Today’s post is by author J.D. Lasica( @jdlasica ). Disclosure: Lasica helps as editor in chief of BingeBooks, a sister locate to Authors A.I ., which provides us with the underlying data for this piece. Do most fictions share certain storytelling decorations? More than three a few decades ago, Kurt Vonnegut toyed with the relevant […]

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How to Restart Your Unfinished Book

Photo by Bich Tran from Pexels Today’s post is by Allison K Williams( @GuerillaMemoir ). Join Allison on January 22 for her next class, This Is the Year You’ll Finish Your Book. Is this the year you recommit to a project that’s yearned, unfinished, for months or years? The one where you think 😛 TAGEND […]

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Pick Your Pond: How Nonfiction Authors Can Find the Right Positioning

Photo on Visualhunt Today’s guest post is an excerpt from the brand-new book Get the Word Out: Write a Book That Makes a Difference by Anne Janzer( @AnneJanzer ). Write what you know. Stay in your path. Find your niche. On the one hand, everyone tells you to think bigger, but then they also seem […]

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Securing Audiobook Rights: The Rights You Need to Bring Your Audiobook to Market

Photo credit: The Preiser Project on VisualHunt.com/ CC BY Today’s guest post is by intellectual property lawyer and columnist Matt Knight( @MattKnightBooks ). Audio titles used to be the hideous stepsister of publishing titles, often thought of as throwaway privileges to be included with a group of other secondary titles in a publishing distribute. If […]

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Maximizing Book Sales with Facebook and BookBub Ads: Q&A with Melissa Storm

Today’s Q& A is by journalist and fiction scribe Cathy Shouse( @cathyshouse ). Melissa Storm( @melstormauthor) is a New York Times and multiple USA Today bestselling author of women’s fiction, inspirational adventure, and cozy mysteries. Her recent record, Witch for Hire, was written under her pen name, Molly Fitz, and released in November. Her second […]

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The Benefits of Writing Flash Fiction

Photo credit: art_practice on Visualhunt/ CC BY-NC-ND Today’s post is an excerpt from the brand-new book Going Short: An Invited to Flash Fiction by Nancy Stohlman( @nancystohlman ). Consider flash fiction an opportunity. Let depart of your deceptions and your smart interpretation skills. Let vanish of your need to explain. Discover what you don’t need […]

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Writers Often Ask Me a Question I Can’t Answer

Photo credit: denisbin Today’s guest post is by author, editor and writing coach Mathina Calliope( @MathinaCalliope ). If you’re reading this blog, probabilities are you have been told at some object, by someone, likely more than once, that you are a good novelist. Maybe even a great writer. Your mom, maybe, as she pinned your […]

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Where Novelists Get Stuck: 3 Common Issues with Early Drafts

Today’s post is by regular backer Susan DeFreitas( @manzanitafire ), an award-winning author, editor, and volume tutor. She offers a first 50 -page review on works in progress for novelists endeavouring guidance on their next pace toward publishing. Many believe that having written a novel is a sort of superhuman feat, but in reality, the […]