Nine Places to Find Great Story Ideas

Have you run out of great story ideas? Are your characters stereotypical and stale? If so, don’t cry like the guy pictured above. Venture out into the world and see how people are behaving in the 21st century? No need to visit exotic or expensive places. Ideas can be found anywhere. Here are nine places to find great ideas for writing your next […]

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7 Common Sense Reasons You Should Build an Email List

Originally posted on Pearls Before Swine:
Direct Communication Many Indie Authors don’t see the immediate need for an email list until after a book is born. That’s because after a book is published we come to see the pertinent role emails play in driving traffic to our blogs, websites, and increasing revenue. According to The…

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Do You Have An Elevator Speech? #RRBC

Originally posted on Rave Reviews By Nonnie Jules:
Right now, some of you are staring at this page wondering “What the heck is an elevator speech and why do I need one?”  Well, EVERY writer needs one if he wants to rub elbows with movers and shakers in this industry, and to me that could…

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KDP Select or Not?

Originally posted on madgeniusclub:
Yesterday, a FB friend asked whether she should set her new book up on Amazon so it could be “borrowed”. The discussion turned into one a number of people were interested in — in fact, one of the participants asked Sarah if MGC could do a post on KDP Select and…

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Becoming a Writer in Your 40s, 50s, and Beyond

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
  by Lauren Sapala Age can be a touchy topic for artists of all types. There’s a glamorous myth that says all the geniuses come into their talent at a young age, and by the time they’re 30 they have already reached astonishing heights of prowess. But like…

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