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1001 Brilliant Ideas for Writers to Steal — New Ebook Cures Writers’ Block!

What writer hasn’t struggled with writers’ block, sometimes every time she sits  down to write? Deadlines loom. Editors gnash their teeth. Words don’t come. Oh! The pain of it! But no more, writers. You can power-up your writing career and meet those deadlines, publish those ebooks, learn how to make money as a writer even […]

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Agent vs authors, writers – which is guilty of stupidity?

Writers and agents are at war. There’s a battle  in a fairly well-known agent’s blog. Agent Chip MacGregor published a guest post about agents refusing to read slush pile stuff. A writer took exception and commented that she consigned Mr. MacGregor’s blog to her slush pile and 86ed it. Attitude is everything. Mr. MacGregor retorted […]

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Book review: Shoot to Thrill on digital photography

Digital photography is one of the hottest book topics around and everyone is writing a book about digital photography. I got a review copy of Derek Pell’s Shoot to Thrill. There is some value here for writers who wish to incorporate photos into their queries and submissions. However, I’m not inclined to recommend the book. […]

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Review: Tips for writing trash-proof press releases

Trash Proof News Releases is a handbook (about 200 pages) for anyone who needs to promote a book or product with press releases. You may think you know all about writing press releases, but you could easily be wrong. the goal, as with all writing, is to get them read. Most end up in the […]

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