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How to Overcome FOMO as an Independent Author

How Indie Authors Get FOMO If you choose the path of independent publishing, you’ll quickly learn that you have a lot of responsibilities. You’ll need to write your book, manage the editing, cover design, and formatting, and handle the publishing

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Enter the Be a Hero Contest

Hello, everyone! I hope you had a happy Easter (if you celebrate) or at least took advantage of the opportunity to stuff yourselves with chocolate eggs, jelly beans, and Peeps. Don’t worry … I won’t keep you from your sugar

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Guest Post: Branding Basics for Authors by Dave Chesson

Today, I’m thrilled to host Dave Chesson of Kindlepreneur.com. If you don’t know Dave and his website, you’re missing out on a wealth of self-publishing knowledge! In this article, he discusses the elements of an author brand and how to

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Guest Post: The Dos and Don’ts of Dialogue Tags by Ryan Lanz

Today, I’m pleased to host author and blogger extraordinaire Ryan Lanz. His article is packed with tips on how to correctly use dialogue tags. As someone who struggled with this as a beginning writer, trust me when I say: this

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Meet the 2016 Women of Sci-Fi (FREE Ebook)

A couple months ago, I shared my Women in Sci-Fi interview, hosted by science fiction author and scholar Natacha Guyot. Now, in honor of Women’s History Month, Natacha has released a FREE ebook that compiles her complete 2016 Women in

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What to Do When You Have Too Many Story Ideas

Are You Drowning in Story Ideas? What’s the best problem a writer can have? Too Many Ideas Syndrome (TMIS). TMIS is the opposite of writer’s block. It’s that sensation when you have so much inspiration, you feel overwhelmed. What story

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Writing and Publishing Resources for Independent Authors

While I share a lot of my own experience and advice in writing and publishing articles, I thought it was time to highlight some of the many writing and publishing resources that I turn to for information and inspiration. This

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