4 ways to do a book trailer and a comprehensive review of each

By Emlyn Chand/ Book trailers – they’re a hot new trend that’s sweeping the publishing industry. Only time will tell if this latest promotional device is a seasonal flavor

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Why publishers reject manuscripts and what you need to do to get noticed

By Richard White/ So you’ve finally wrapped up the novel you have spent countless hours labouring over. You have edited and proofread and edited and proofread again, confident that

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The best writing advice you will ever receive in 10 powerfully simple points

By T.S. Welti/ We've all heard the saying “The best writing is rewriting”, which was first coined by E.B. White and is now regurgitated an average of every five

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10 ways to write a book review and what to do when the book sucks

By Emlyn Chand/ Book reviews. They’re where I found my start as a writer. They’re where many of us find our starts as bloggers. They’re a great way to spread

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Writing is good for the soul but bad for the body. Don’t let the craft kill you.

By ME Summer/ I work for a national health care company as a freelance instructional designer, and one of my department compatriots sent out a link to a fantastic

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5 simple ways to make your blog more visually appealing to readers

By Emlyn Chand/ Each time a blogger applies to become a Novel Publicity blog tour host, I break out my handy evaluation worksheet and go to work assessing this new blog.

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On Writing: One writer’s reaction to King’s crafty memoir

By dk LeVick/ In retrospect, it seems fitting there was a dark, turbulent storm in progress, that fateful day I entered the used book store (yes, there are still such things

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Donde esta el writing lesson? 5 winning techniques brought to you by Telemundo

By M.E. Summer/ Donde esta el baño is pretty much the extent of my Spanish speaking ability (and yes, I took three years of Español in high school), so

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