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Blog Your Book

Blogging a book works two ways: You can blog an existing book by breaking it into posts, be they chapters, sections or excerpts. You can write your book as you go, one post a time. The post can be a chapter, section or excerpt (e.g., one poem or short story). A great blogged book is unique even if its premise is not original. Take diet books: thousands have been written about losing weight, but that’s because […]

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Facebook Link Roundup

Here’s a recap of some great Web links I’ve posted on Facebook. New ones go up on Thursdays, so “Like” Write Directions. And don’t forget to subscribe to Write Directions’ monthly newsletter, which also lists resources for writers, in addition to original articles, publishing info, inspirational quotations, etc. Wattpad Here is a fun way to help grow your platform: Share your work in serialized form with readers from all over the world. Oh-So-Common English Errors […]

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Facebook Link Roundup

Here’s a recap of some great Web links I’ve posted on Facebook. New ones go up on Thursdays, so “Like” Write Directions. And don’t forget to subscribe to Write Directions’ monthly newsletter, which also lists resources for writers, in addition to original articles, publishing info, inspirational quotations, etc. The Positive Trait Thesaurus Is your latest character spunky, adaptable, whimsical? Discover how to flesh out these traits with related emotions and behaviors. The Positive Traits Thesaurus […]

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Facebook Link Roundup

Here’s a recap of some great Web links I’ve posted on Facebook. New ones go up on Thursdays, so “Like” Write Directions. And don’t forget to subscribe to Write Directions’ monthly newsletter, which also lists resources for writers, in addition to original articles, publishing info, inspirational quotations, etc. Acronym Finder Need to invent an acronym for your novel? Need to ensure you’re using the correct one in your article? Want to know why your son […]

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Facebook Link Roundup

Here’s a recap of some great Web links I’ve posted on Facebook. New ones go up on Thursdays, so “Like” Write Directions. And don’t forget to subscribe to Write Directions’ monthly newsletter, which also lists resources for writers, in addition to original articles, publishing info, inspirational quotations, etc. TechMeme Stay on top of developments in tech, AI and the arrival of our robot overlords. A great source to spark true-to-life sci-fi ideas. Image as featured […]

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Facebook Link Roundup

Here’s a recap of some great Web links I’ve posted on Facebook. New ones go up on Thursdays, so “Like” Write Directions. And don’t forget to subscribe to Write Directions’ monthly newsletter, which also lists resources for writers, in addition to original articles, publishing info, inspirational quotations, etc. FakeSpot Wonder if the glowing reviews for that novel are genuine and not praise-for-hire? Run them through FakeSpot to check their trustworthiness. Poetry.com Find inspiration and self-expression […]

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Facebook Link Roundup

Here’s a recap of some great Web links I’ve posted on Facebook. New ones go up every Thursday, so “Like” Write Directions. And don’t forget to subscribe to Write Directions’ monthly newsletter, which also lists resources for writers, in addition to original articles, publishing info, inspirational quotations, etc. WordCounter How often do you repeat yourself in your writing? Here’s an objective way to find out! Image as featured on Wordcounter.com. Tips for Aspiring Op-Ed Writers 15 […]

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Ready, Set, Write!

November’s National Novel Writing Month(tm) is about to begin. Gear up with inspiration from NaNoWriMo(tm) winners in this recording of our Ready, Set, Write teleclass. Our experts share their ups and downs, favorite writing apps, and their secrets for maintaining the blistering speed that propelled them across the finish line. They’ll convince you that you, too, are up to the challenge!  

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Facebook Link Roundup

Here’s a recap of some great Web links I’ve posted on Facebook. New ones go up every Thursday, so “Like” Write Directions. And don’t forget to subscribe to Write Directions’ monthly newsletter, which also lists resources for writers, in addition to original articles, publishing info, inspirational quotations, etc. Notable Moments in Self-Publishing History I bet you never thought of clay tablets as self-published works. Broaden your perspective on the history of self-publishing. The Road Already […]

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