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The Magic of Writing Reviews for Amazon
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Today, Carolyn Howard-Johnson unveils the hidden rewards of writing Amazon reviews, guiding authors on how to leverage their insights for greater exposure and community engagement in the literary world. read more
Focus on Making an Impression, NOT a Sale
Focus on Making an Impression, NOT a Sale 1024 576 Reader Views
Author J.S. Zuczek reflects on the real victory in writing—not sales, but the ability to make a genuine impact on readers through stories that resonate and leave a lasting impression. Through personal anecdotes, Zuczek illustrates the importance of meaningful connections over commercial success. read more
Using Fiction to Teach History to Children and YA
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Terry Overton outlines six immersive techniques for authors to effectively teach history to young readers through the engaging medium of fiction works, using strategies like time travel, puzzles, futuristic perspectives, dialogue, and character-driven narratives. read more
 Visual Storytelling in Children’s Literature
 Visual Storytelling in Children’s Literature 1024 576 Reader Views
Tine Gregory unveils the magic and importance of illustrations in children’s literature, focusing on “Aboard the Timeline.” Witness the creative synergy between Bastian and May Gregory as they blend history with visual storytelling, bringing education and imagination to life for young readers. Learn how their collaboration transforms simple sketches into immersive images that enrich the narrative and engage the audience. read more
FROM SPARK TO SAGA: The Art of Harnessing a Raw Idea for Your Novel
FROM SPARK TO SAGA: The Art of Harnessing a Raw Idea for Your Novel 1024 576 Reader Views

By D.J. Williams The Relentless Pursuit of Storytelling Storytellers are obsessive about hunting for the next epic saga, comedic blockbuster, emotionally packed family drama, or shocking twists that leave audiences…

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What’s The Hardest Thing About Being A Writer?
What’s The Hardest Thing About Being A Writer? 1024 576 Reader Views
Randy Overbeck explores the challenges that come with being a writer, and what keeps him going! read more
Taking the Pulse of the Indie Publishing Industry
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Explore the shifts within the indie publishing landscape through JoAnn Vega’s insightful article, “Taking the Pulse of the Indie Publishing Industry,” as it unpacks the implications of Small Press Distribution’s (SPDs) unexpected closure. read more
Getting Valuable Book Reviews
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Today, Yvonne Blackwood offers her insights and experiences in a candid revelation of what works—and what doesn’t—when it comes to harnessing the power of book reviews. read more
The Writing Advice that Helped Me Grow as a Writer
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Today, Dan Rice joins us to share how thoughtful writing advice has shaped and improved his work. Dan spotlights his journey of growth as a writer and how targeted exercises, such as short story assignments, accelerated his development and expanded his creative horizons. With a commitment to refinement through trial and error, Dan’s story is a testament to the resilience and progression inherent in the writing process. Tune in to learn from his experiences and enrich your own writing path. read more
NEW WRITER ASPIRING TO BE AN AUTHOR – BEWARE!
NEW WRITER ASPIRING TO BE AN AUTHOR – BEWARE! 1024 565 Reader Views
Award-winning author Nina Purtee joins us today, taking readers from the high of completing her manuscript to the bold decision of withdrawing her works from a publisher to venture into self-publishing. With candid insight, she lays bare the tough realities of the publishing world, the hurdles she faced, and the deliberate changes she embraced to forge her path to success, showcasing how resilience and self-reliance can lead to unforeseen triumphs. read more