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Ultimate Gift Guide For Writer Dads

Ultimate gift guide for writer dads - Novel Experience

Every Father’s Day or Christmas or birthday I struggle with what to get the men in my life – they can only have so many socks and ties right?  Anyway who wants to buy lame gifts that will stay in the drawer unworn until they are eventually re-gifted or thrown out to make room for …

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My Favorite Things: Free Images and Free Photos

My Favorite Things: Free Images and Free Photos - Novel Experience

If you are a long-term reader of Novel Experience you will know that I love visuals of every kind and I love colour. But finding an ongoing sources of images can be expensive. I use Depositphoto* and Envato Market for my paid images but I love to find free images to spice up the articles …

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Exercise your mind & banish the cobwebs – training for writers

Training Courses for Writers

What are you up to this weekend? Lazing around the house? Mowing the grass? Spring cleaning? Why not stretch your brain a little instead with a great, career enhancing,  training course. Good idea right? Read on…. Boy have I got a treat for you  – as a reader of  Novel Experience  you have access to …

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Marketing Isn’t Difficult: Learn How to Improve your Writing & Marketing

Marketing Isn't Difficult: Learn how to improve your writing & marketing - Title Image

Authors are always searching for the magic key that unlocks the mystery of marketing. Everyone dreams of becoming the next Dan Brown or James Patterson.  I’m a marketer who’s honing my skills as an author but most authors aren’t so lucky, so it’s no surprise that this week’s top two articles are about marketing and marketing …

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Writing Tips: Top 20 Articles on Writing, Self-Publishing and Book Promotion (Week 19)

20 Most Popular Writing, Self-Publishing and Book Promotion Articles Week 19

What a diverse range of writing tips this week. We have articles on how to get the most out of a writing conference, how to build reader loyalty, a new app that shows writers their writing process, how to keep your WIP organised and 100 sources of free images – just a few of the …

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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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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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20 Writing Tips: This Week’s Most Popular Writing Articles

20 Writing Tips: This Week’s Most Popular Writing Articles

It’s been a busy week seeing the New Year in with my house packed to the gunnels with friends and family. With 6 teenage children running wild with excitement, at times I thought my house may collapse – it didn’t and we had a fine time. So first of all I’d like to wish you …

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You’re Never Too Old To Learn: Courses for Writers

Courses for Writers

Kick Off The New Year With A Resolution You Can Keep There is possibly nothing better than learning new skills  – it opens your mind, inspires you and improves your creativity. So why not set your new year resolution to take a path to self-improvement, and let’s face it you are more likely to stick …

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