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Courage is Essential to Writing Success

It takes courage to want to write in the first place. I don't know of any field of human endeavor where people have so much self-doubt. People want to write, but they have all sorts of excuses running through their mind. Doubt…writer's tell themselves they don't know what to say--that's called writer's block…don't know grammar or…

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Authors Need Both Book Endorsements and Reviews

  Authors need both book endorsements and reviews. Why? Because each provides a different kind of social proof to potential buyers that your book has merit. In the past, people bought books because some respected newspaper or magazine reviewer recommended a book. Good reviews from key newspapers across the country insured a bestseller. That was all…

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How Many Words in a Book?

  How many words in a book? Different kinds of books are different lengths. This video explains why word count is important and the word count ranges for various kinds of books. Fiction books have certain word count ranges.  It even varies within genre. For example, among novels, romance is generally shorter than books in…

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How to Help an Aspiring Writer

  How can you help an aspiring writer? Recently, an experienced writer asked what he should do about a new, aspiring writer. He had been assked to offer advice, but he didn't want to help. The fact is, he didn't know how to help. He had no idea how to respond to the tyro writer without…

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J.K. Rowling Shares 5 Essential Writing Tips

  J.K. Rowling is the author of the beloved Harry Potter series. there are seven books in the series and they continue to be mandatory reading for you people. Most people don't realize that Rowling was no different than you or me when she first started writing. Her books may be filled with magic, but…

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How to Write Right – Steps in the Writing Process

  There are specific steps in the writing process and you can master them to become a more effective writer.  I want to tell you about that process in this video. I have mentored many aspiring writers over the last three decades. Many of them are under the impression that they can sit down at…