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20 Most Popular Articles on Writing, Self-Publishing and Book Promotion (Week 18)

20 Most Popular Articles on Writing, Self-publishing and book promotion (Week 18)

At last spring has come to Egypt. I’m now typing happily, without chattering teeth and frozen fingertips. I know it sounds odd to think of Egypt, an African country,  as cold but trust me, in houses built to stay cool with no heating systems and plenty of marble and ceramic flooring,  you feel as if you …

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This Week’s 20 Most Popular Articles On Writing, Self-Publishing and Book Promotion (Week 17)

This Week’s 20 Most Popular Articles On Writing, Self-Publishing and Book Promotion (Week 17)

I always struggle with deciding what topic to cover in this preamble – there are only so many ways you can say “here is this week’s top 20 articles on writing”. I guess I could use the same intro every time but that would be boring for both of us. So in this week’s preamble …

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How I improved my writing productivity by 100%

How I improved my writing productivity by 100%

I’ve been fumbling and stumbling with my writing over the last few weeks and months. I couldn’t seem to find my way – I knew what I wanted to write, the idea was fully formed and I was excited about it but the flow wasn’t there. I didn’t have writer’s block as such because I …

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This Week’s 20 Most Popular Articles On Writing (Week 16)

This Week’s 20 Most Popular Articles On Writing (Week 16)

These weeks are flying by at supersonic levels. I’ve had a great week making major inroads into my book, thanks to a new office set up and routine I’ve established. It’s transformed my entire writing experience for the better – I’m faster, happier and feel much healthier. For an age, my hands and wrists had …

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This Week’s 20 Most Popular Articles On Writing (Week 15)

20 Most Popular Articles on Writing (Wk 15)

It’s been the oddest week – here I am, in Egypt, writing this wrapped up in layers of clothes and sweaters with a huge woollen scarf wrapped around my neck as if I’m writing in Alaska – it’s cold. Last week the country was thrashed by an overwhelming sandstorm for two days which has left it in …

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Blogger’s Guide to Marketing Software – 6 Killer Marketing Tools

A blogger's guide to marketing software - 6 killer marketing tools

Killer Software I think all bloggers have a few things in common, we write because we love to, we want our work read and we want our following to grow. Most of us don’t have huge budgets so every tool we purchase is a considered buy.  I have gathered together 6 moderately priced marketing tools …

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20 Writing Tips: This Week’s Most Popular Articles On Writing (Week 14)

20 Writing Tips: This Week’s Most Popular Articles On Writing (Week 14)

Well it’s that time of year where everyone feels compelled to buy overly sentimental cards, excessively expensive flowers and beg on bended knee to some supercilious Maitre de for a booking in their loved ones favourite restaurant – all in the name of romance. I sound jaded, I know,  yet actually I’m a very romantic …

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The Ultimate List of Writers Resources

The Ultimate Writer's Resources

Last week I ran the Ultimate Social Media Resource list and this week I’m going to share all the resources I have gathered over the last few years for writers, indie authors and self-publishers. It can be a confusing navigating the self-publishing and writing world – there are so many things to think of and …

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20 Writing Tips: This Week’s Most Popular Articles On Writing (Week 13)

20 Writing Tips This Week’s Most Popular Articles On Writing (Week 13) - Novel Experience

  What makes an article popular? Sometimes I write something that is packed with useful content and I’m sure it will lift its wings and fly off to find its rightful audience. I’ve worked super hard – polished the headline, filled it with luscious, and appropriate images, and worked my, not insignificant, rear end off. …

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