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Articles on social media (Twitter, Pinterest, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google-plus etc) and running a blog/website. Often called Author Platform when linked to authors and writers.

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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Self-Publishing Genius – Packaged in 20 Awesome Articles

Self-Publishing Genius - Packaged in 20 Awesome Articles

With Indierecon being broadcast live this week and oodles of information to digest from the London Book Week,  it’s been a media intensive week for me. So I’ll spare you my long rambling intro and instead welcome you to dive into the best self-publishing genius, writing wonders and marketing miracles of the week – or, …

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Writing, Marketing & Self Publishing: Get Ahead Now – it’s Easy

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This week I attended my niece’s wedding, it was a glorious and happy event. That’s as it should be, I know, but most weddings here, in Egypt, are elaborate events to please the mothers and have little to do with the happiness and love of the couple. The difference I think was down to something …

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

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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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20 writing tips: Improve your writing and book selling skills (Wk21)

20 Writing Tips Improve your writing and book selling skills (Wk21)

This week we have a great article on book formatting, another on the pros and cons of self-publishing versus traditional publishing and some great insights into various ways to improve your book selling skills, amongst many other fabulous articles. Freedom to Write I honestly feel as if I should be writing a post entitled ‘101 Places to Write’ …

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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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