What’s at the Root of Your Writing Impasse?

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In her recent post about How Writers Write: Lessons Learned from Monica Hesse, professional writer Deb Hemley (@dhemley) explored how writing in-depth Continue Reading

The One Factor that Will Help You Write Consistently

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The most significant challenge writers face is learning to write consistently. They say they want to write daily but instead do so sporadically if at all. I bet you understand—unless you are one of the few who sits down at the computer every day at the same time and knocks out a specific number of […]

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5 Reasons Why Nonfiction Authors Need Career Plans

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Most nonfiction writers and authors take a haphazard approach to their careers. Doing so offers a sure-fire way to bypass success. To achieve your goals as a nonfiction writer, you need to have a big-picture vision of your career—where you are now, where you want to go, and how you will get there. But it’s […]

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Is My Idea Fit to Become a Nonfiction Book?

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Not all ideas are fit to become books. In this guest post, book editor C.K. Bush (@theladyck) offeres important distinctions that help writers determine if an idea should become a book or would be better served as a blog post or article. Before you decide to write a book, you need to determine if the […]

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How Writers Write: Lessons Learned from Monica Hesse

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How do writers write? That’s a common question asked by newbie (and even more seasoned) writers. A peek at someone else’s successful writing process can provide keys for developing your own. Today, professional writer Deb Hemley (@dhemley) gives us an inside look at how one narrative nonfiction writer produced her acclaimed book. “At its best, […]

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How Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hanson Became Mega Authors

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Bestselling authors don’t reach that status simply with good ideas and writing. Mega authors focus on book marketing and promotion. In today’s guest post, Kathleen Gage (@KathleenGage), an internationally recognized Internet marketing advisor, explains the importance of podcasts and radio shows in the making of  successful authors and books. Ask most authors if they would […]

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How to 5X Your Success as a Nonfiction Writer this Year

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Every month for a year I’ve challenged you to up your game as a nonfiction writer. Before that, I offered you 52 nonfiction writing prompts. But it’s a new year—and time to switch things up a bit. This year, I want to challenge you to step into your best writing self. What does that mean? […]

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