Writing Groups

One of the most frequent questions I get in person and on-line is how to find a writing group. I found my first writing group by randomly walking into a

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Freedom Reprise

“As if you could kill time without injuring eternity.” – Henry David Thoreau I don’t usually plug products in my newsletter essay or blog posts, but this month, Freedom saved

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Naked

“Writing is a socially acceptable form of getting naked in public.” – Paulo Coelho That’s exactly how I feel sending queries to agents. Naked. Even if I weren’t an off-the-scale

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Platform, Platform, Platform

“I’m a hustler, baby; I sell water to a well!” ― Jay-Z In real estate, it’s “location, location, location.” These days, in writing, it’s “platform, platform, platform.” Before the sales

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Thick Hide

“I would advise anyone who aspires to a writing career that before developing his talent he would be wise to develop a thick hide.” – Harper Lee It’s been twenty

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Freedom

“Writing a book is 10% inspiration and 90% not being distracted by the internet.” George Dyson Facebook. Twitter. Buzzfeed. Instragram. Pinterest. Goodreads. And so many more. I mean just the

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Oh Those Social Agents

You on Facebook yet? Do you Tweet? How about LinkedIn? MySpace? There are many good reasons for authors to have a presence on social networking sites. Some literary agents also

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