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How Book Review Strategies Prepared Me for College
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Many of the skills I developed as a book reviewer have actually been very helpful in my college reading. There are two main strategies I employ while reading a book for review.

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Getting Your Book into Campus Libraries and More!
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I used to run a question and answer column in my Sharing with Writers newsletter, but the subject of getting books (including fiction) into university bookstores comes up so often, I thought it might be a good idea to give the topic a little broader exposure and Reader Views is just the right place!

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Getting Published is Just the Start
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Getting published is just the start. Unless you just want to be able to tell your family and friends ‘You got your book published,’ there is a whole lot more to it than seeing your words in print.”

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“Maybe Writers SHOULD Sweat the Small Stuff”
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Most of the time we think a novel’s success depends on good plots, great writing and engaging main characters, and we’d be right. But, as I’ve read and studied some of my favorite authors, I’ve come to realize that these talented writers invest considerable time and effort in creating real, three dimensional characters for even their minor players.

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14 Reasons Why You Should Publish a Book
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Today Carolyn Howard-Johnson, author of the multi-award-winning #HowToDoITFrugallySeries of books for writers shares 14 reasons YOU should publish a book!

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Are Beta Readers Worth the Trouble?
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Today award-winning author, Randy Overbeck, joins Reader Views to share his experience using beta readers as an integral part of bringing his manuscripts to fruition.

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Artist Draws Himself by J.V. Rivard
The Big Switch – Writing Outside Your Genre
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Award-winning author, J.B. Rivard provides tips on writing outside your genre, based on his experience writing Low on Gas–High on Sky, a nonfiction book of narrative history.

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