New Novelist? Plan Your 2019

New Novelist? Plan Your 2019

Starting a novel? Now is the time to set your course for the new year. Writing a novel is a lot of work, but the right mindset and action will get you there.

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An Author's Voice and How to Find It

An Author's Voice and How to Find It

Every writer has a "voice." It's a unique signature that combines the use of diction, punctuation, and syntax. Is this "voice" identical with writing style? How can a new writer cultivate his or her own unique voice? If you already have an author's voice, what can you do to polish it and take it to the next level? Read this article to find out!

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Strategically Plan Your Novels for Next Year

Strategically Plan Your Novels for Next Year

Regardless of where you are on the spectrum of "becoming an author," you need a plan for your business. And, believe me, treating your writing like a business will help you make more of it than just a time-sucking hobby. Let's turn 2019 into your year for publishing by making a plan.

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Why Mindset is Important for a Writer

Why Mindset is Important for a Writer

It takes hard work and the right mindset to be the best "you" possible. Thankfully, you can change your mindset – you just need to be willing to try.

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13 Edtech Tools Every Teacher and Student Should Know About

13 Edtech Tools Every Teacher and Student Should Know About

From interactive whiteboards to educational applications, here are 13 edtech tools for every teacher and student to aid and enhance teaching and learning.

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The Introvert Writer's Guide to Promoting Freelance Services

The Introvert Writer's Guide to Promoting Freelance Services

Many writers are introverts. And introverts make up 47 to 55 per cent of the population. In this article, we'll discuss what being an introvert means and how an introverted writer can effectively promote freelance services without having to "pretend" to be an extrovert.

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Google Keep: The Tool for Marketing Authors

Google Keep: The Tool for Marketing Authors

Authors can use Google Keep for everything from story research and characters to marketing. Find your notes fast with this easy-to-use application.

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4 Important Ways to Get Ready for NaNoWriMo

4 Important Ways to Get Ready for NaNoWriMo

***Are you ready for NaNoWriMo?*** It’s the question most asked this time of year, right before National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) that takes over the month of November every year. If this is your first time doing NaNoWriMo, don’t stress out too much about it. It’s a huge learning process where you’ll discover what’s most important for you to be able to produce content on a continual basis to move forward towards your end goal of 50,000 words in 30 days. The biggest lesson I’ve learned over the years is that it’s not so much about the end result. What you have at the end of 30 days will in no shape or form be a novel ready to print. Depending on your genre, novels can be 80,000 words and up. Just understand: you won’t be finished with it on November 30th.

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Why This is Your Year to Win NaNoWriMo

Why This is Your Year to Win NaNoWriMo

Want to participate in NaNoWriMo this year? Awesome! Prepare with these tips.

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What I Learned About Writing From My Film School Friends

What I Learned About Writing From My Film School Friends

The filmmaking process is long and arduous. Yet each step helps shape and refine the film into a finished product. Here are the lessons all writers can glean from the world of filmmaking.

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