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20 Writing Tips: How to improve your writing and marketing (Wk20)

20 Writing Tips: How to improve your writing and marketing (Week 20)

Today’s post is the 20th of these top 20 listings – which means that I’ve shared  400 articles with you that demonstrate the skills, experience and artistry of our fellow writers and most importantly, I think, their generosity in sharing their wisdom and knowledge with their compatriots. Writers rock! That’s what I love about this unique industry, we …

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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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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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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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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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20 Writing Tips: This Week’s Most Popular Articles On Writing (Week 12)

20 Writing Tips This Week’s Most Popular Articles On Writing (Week 12)

I’ve been a little bit housebound this week. News on the grapevine was that there would be demonstrations on the streets of Cairo and so I stockpiled food and stayed home – better safe than sorry right? This enforced office time really helped with my writing – shocker, sitting at the computer working really does …

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