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Oct
03

The Law of Quality

“Every fine story must leave in the mind of the sensitive reader an intangible residuum of pleasure, a cadence, a quality of voice that is exclusively the writer’s own, individual, […]

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Posted on: October 3, 2019 in Featured, Publishing, Publishing2, Writing
Sep
25

What Non-Fiction Authors Can Learn from Fiction Authors

Those of us who write non-fiction have the opportunity to learn three essential writing practices from our friends who write fiction. I enjoy reading novels, especially since most of my […]

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Posted on: September 25, 2019 in Featured, Publishing, Publishing2, Writing
Apr
23

Why Wait? Start Your Marketing Campaign Now!

“It is never too early to develop a marketing plan. The important point is that the earlier you create one, the better equipped you’ll be to sell your book.”[1] —Darin […]

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Posted on: April 23, 2019 in Books, Featured, Marketing, Publishing, Publishing2
Oct
31

4 Questions to Ask When Researching

When you’re researching a book, whether it is fiction or non-fiction you need to make choices and you need to evaluate information. He good news is that information is far […]

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Posted on: October 31, 2018 in Books, Featured, Publishing, Publishing2, Writing
Sep
19

WRITING LESS IS OFTEN MORE

All of us who love to write often are caught in an “expression” trap. We know what we want to say, but to fully express our thoughts we become wordy […]

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Posted on: September 19, 2018 in Featured, Publishing, Publishing2, Writing
Jun
23

Questions to Ask from Reader-Based Feedback

Authors typically like to receive feedback from what they have written. They hand their manuscripts to friends or colleagues and ask for their opinions. I’d like to suggest this is […]

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Posted on: June 23, 2015 in Featured, Publishing, Publishing2
May
28

How Do I Keep My Book Organized?

Writing a remarkable book, fiction or non-fiction, typically doesn’t just happen out of random thoughts and a few stories. Most often when you begin your book or novel you will […]

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Posted on: May 28, 2015 in Featured, Publishing, Publishing2
Apr
28

To Revise or Nor To Revise—That is the Question

One of the most important writing lessons I’ve learned over the years is when NOT to revise my work. Let me explain—revising your work is extremely important and we all […]

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Posted on: April 28, 2015 in Books, Featured, Publishing, Publishing2
Feb
05

The Importance of Creating Reader Experience

B. Joseph Pine II and James H. Gilmore, in a Harvard Business Review article wrote, “But experiences are not exclusively about entertainment; companies stage an experience whenever they engage customers […]

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Posted on: February 5, 2015 in Customer's Heart, Featured, Publishing, Publishing2
Nov
05

The Importance of Knowing Your Audience

When writing or speaking it’s important to know your audience. Even though this concept was literally pounded in my head for years, I blew it once and it’s a lesson […]

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Posted on: November 5, 2014 in Featured, Publishing, Publishing2, Writing
 

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