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The Best Way to Grab a Reader

Posted by on Sep 27, 2022 in Videos | 2 comments

The Best Way to Grab a Reader

Today we will talk about the simplest way to grab a reader with any writing piece. It could be an email, a short book, or a...

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Day 20: RECAP, NEW WORKSHOPS, WINNERS

Posted by on Sep 9, 2022 in Videos | 1 comment

Day 20: RECAP, NEW WORKSHOPS, WINNERS

Today we will recap the 20 days of High Impact Ways to Transform Your Writing, and announce new workshops and...

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Day 19 How to Find an Editor and Proofreader Affordably

Posted by on Sep 8, 2022 in Videos | 4 comments

Day 19 How to Find an Editor  and Proofreader Affordably

Before you concern yourself with looking for an editor or proofreader, make sure you write your book, beginning to end, and are satisfied with a sloppy first copy. Then you’ll need an editor and a...

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What is a book launch and how can it get you to bestseller on Amazon?

Posted by on Sep 7, 2022 in Videos | 1 comment

What is a book launch and how can it get you to bestseller on Amazon?

With the right launch, which can be fun and easy, you can get your self-published book to best sellers. With a well-written book and a simple strategy, you can get into the top 100 in your Amazon category and see a “best-seller ranking” below the title. This lets potential customers know the book is the top-selling item in that category, and Amazon will market your book everywhere = Free...

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Why You Need an Author Central Page

Posted by on Sep 6, 2022 in Videos | 3 comments

Why You Need an Author Central Page

It is amazing to me that most authors aren’t aware that Amazon provides a FREE author page to every author who has a book listed on Amazon. It’s true! It’s a great marketing tool to help authors market their books, get speaking gigs, and interviews, and be a guest on prominent...

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Crafting Great Characters (for any genre)

Posted by on Sep 1, 2022 in Videos | 1 comment

Crafting Great Characters (for any genre)

The fundamental truth in making a great character for any genre is that the character must want something, and the stronger the want, the more compelling the resulting story. This is because desire intrinsically creates conflict, the primary reason in which character is formed. In memoir you want to make sure your real characters seem more real. This is true for prescriptive non-fiction as well a poetry. Today I will show you some examples so you can practice crafting great characters in your...

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Creating Great Plot Twists

Posted by on Aug 31, 2022 in Videos | Comments Off on Creating Great Plot Twists

Creating Great Plot Twists

Plot twists are found in every genre, it’s all about the unexpected, so the reader wants to learn more. The best tip for writing great twists is to come up with or write about unexpected developments or circumstances while making sure to explain it in a way that is believable – unless it’s a memoir and it’s meant to shock the reader. The challenge for the writer is to craft twists that are both unexpected and...

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The Importance of Dialog in Any Genre

Posted by on Aug 30, 2022 in Videos | 2 comments

The Importance of Dialog in Any Genre

People in a story or a case study or in a memoir are on a journey that needs to be ever moving forward. Nothing can slow the journey down more quickly than two people sitting down and making small talk, moving from one topic to another. Intention is vital. Every word that is spoken by the people in a story needs to help drive the story...

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How To Use The Right Amount of Tension In Your Writing.

Posted by on Aug 29, 2022 in Videos | 1 comment

How To Use The Right Amount of Tension In Your Writing.

Tension is created by lack. Lack of understanding, lack of closure, lack of power, lack of love, or inner peace. When your readers have questions, that creates tension. When they need to know what happens next, that is...

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How to Write An Easy Three Part Outline

Posted by on Aug 25, 2022 in Videos | 1 comment

How to Write An Easy Three Part Outline

Your outline will become a template for your book. The outline can often be overwhelming, and this is where some writers quit or abandon the project. Try not to over-think this. Remember, you don’t need to have everything figured out before you...

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"Resistance Styles" Guide to Break Through Resistance and Write

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