How to Keep Moving Toward Your Writing Goals in December

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Things get pretty quiet in the publishing industry in late December. That doesn’t mean you need to stop moving toward your writing goals. In fact, this is a great time to develop some tenacity and make big strides forward. In this guest post, W. Terry Whalin (@TerryWhalin) offers a variety of tips on how to […]

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Four Proven Ways to Help Authors Gain More Book Reviews

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Reviews can make or break a book. The more reviews your book receives, the more likely readers will find and purhcase it. Today, Kyle Bell (@kbeezy902) offers tips on how to find  and develop reelationships with reviewers. Book reviews are regarded as the Holy Grail of marketing because they allow you to present social proof […]

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What’s the Difference Between a Nonfiction Book’s Foreword, Preface and Introduction?

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Foreword. Preface. Introduction. What’s the difference between these parts of a nonfiction book, and which of them are required? In this guest post, book editor C.K. Bush (@theladyck) answers these commonly asked questions. The lingo that editors and other publishing types use for different parts of books and their creation can get confusing. And no […]

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December Nonfiction Writing Challenge: Plan Your Year

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Every year in December you hear the same advice: set goals. To achieve your nonfiction writing goals, however, you need to plan your year. Did you compose writing goals last year? How’d you do on those goals? If you are like most people—not just writers—you didn’t do so well. I get it. I don’t always […]

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One Quality You Need to Finish a 30-Day Writing Event

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This post is the final one in the 2017 Write Nonfiction in November (WNFIN) Challenge, also known as National Nonfiction Writing Month (NaNonFiWriMo). The event is sponsored by the Nonfiction Writers’ University — join today for just $1! To find out more or participate in the WNFIN challenge, click here. Compare a successful nonfiction writer […]

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How to Get from Halfway-Done to Finished First Draft

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This post is part of the Write Nonfiction in November Challenge (WNFIN), also known as National Nonfiction Writing Month (NaNonFiWriMo), which is sponsored by the Nonfiction Writers’ University — join today for just $1! To find out more or participate in the WNFIN challenge, click here. You set out to write a book in a […]

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Develop the Energy to Write a Book in a Month

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This post is part of the Write Nonfiction in November Challenge (WNFIN), also known as National Nonfiction Writing Month (NaNonFiWriMo), which is sponsored by the Nonfiction Writers’ University — join today for just $1! To find out more or participate in the WNFIN challenge, click here. Energy. Few writing teachers or book coaches speak about […]

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