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Self-Publishing and Writing Links of the Week: May 14th

This is a post in our continuing series of writing and publishing links of the week. By:Shovelling SonThe best part about Twitter is that you can jump in, at any moment, and find those involved in the writing community sharing a wide variety of helpful links. The worst part about Twitter is that you can [...]

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Book Cover FAIL: Lack of Research and/or Focus

This is the second post in the Book Cover FAIL series, focusing on the common causes of cover design mistakes by self-publishing authors and offering solutions to avoid them. In the do-it-(all)-yourself world of self-publishing, the ¬†total responsibility for all aspects of your book’s production falls squarely on your shoulders as the author. Creating the [...]

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Deb Scott [Self-Publishing Interview Series]

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This post is third in our series of interviews with those involved with self-publishing. If you’re interested in being interviewed for the series, give us a shout! In our interview series so far, we’ve talked to Simon Cheshire, a published writer who is now self-publishing his backlist, and Stephen Tiano, a book designer who has [...]

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Writing and Self-Publishing Links of the Week: May 5th

By:Merry~BluesBelow is this week’s collection of interesting, inspiring, useful and/or amusing¬†links, collected via our @duolit Twitter account. Enjoy and Happy Weekend! Writing 13 Things You Should Have Known About Your Characters Before You Started Writing via @victoriamixon Disliking A Character and Deep POV via @lynsouth Not Just Another Funny Forehead: Creating Alien Characters via @elizabethscraig [...]

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11 Easy Ways To Share The Love With Your Social Media Family

By:stevendepoloWith Mother’s Day coming up, everyone’s busy buying cards and flowers, but it got me thinking about another way to say thanks — and another type of family. How many hours a week do you spend blogs, Twitter, Facebook, etc? Personally, I spend about 6 hours a day, 4-5 days a week. That means I [...]

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