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The Dream Peddler

Feb 29, 2016

This prompt just wandered in from my unconscious and sat down. I hope it may be specific enough to get your imagination working, open-ended enough for you to use as you will.

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Breathing Life into Your Characters

Alex J Coyne Nov 29, 2016

Good characters are real. They’re made from flesh, blood, and ink. They've got families and histories, likes and dislikes. Even the girl behind the register who only says two lines in chapter seven might have a quirky turn of phrase.

If you’re looking to write good characters, you need to get under their skin first. Here's a few tricks to help you do just that.

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7 Things You Should Know about a Writer's Health

Alex J Coyne Nov 15, 2016

Let's talk about your health. Every occupation has its hazards, and for writers, the list can be varied: from arthritis (Martina Cole) and spinal injuries that can make sitting down a real pain in the ass (Stephen King), to debilitating addiction (Hemingway). Are you as healthy as you could be?

Author's note: The internet makes for a terrible doctor. Consult yours if you've been experiencing health issues of absolutely any kind. The intent of this article is not to diagnose, but simply to alert you to the kind of symptoms for which you should be on the lookout.  

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Marketing Your Book Offline

Andrew Knighton Oct 31, 2016

For indie authors in particular, online marketing has become the most efficient way to sell books. But offline marketing still has a lot of potential. It’s more comfortable and enjoyable for some authors and can reach readers that online methods can’t.

So how can you go about marketing your book offline?

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Marketing Your Book Online

Andrew Knighton Oct 31, 2016

All authors have to be marketers these days. It’s true of those in the mainstream publishing industry, whose publishers spend most of their marketing budget on the biggest names. It’s doubly true for independent authors, who are entirely dependent upon their own effort to sell books.

The internet lies at the centre of modern book marketing. So how do you go about marketing there?

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