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What’s in a name?

When it’s the title of your novel, a great deal, if you plan to publish on the web. A writer has only four chances to attract readers. 493 more words

Advice For Writers

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HOUSEWIFE HARRIET:  I want to wear a dress with a color that’s not too showy.

DR. PETE FOGELTREE, DENTIST: I want to paint my office a color that will soothe my patients and help them relax. 262 more words


Thoughts on Publishing - Author Central and Kindle Keywords

While at ConQuest last weekend, one of the panels I attended focused largely on ‘Navigating the Amazon.’ One of the points the panelists made is that sometimes the best way to make Amazon work for you is by  873 more words



I finally got off my butt and pulled out that old first-person short story I wrote ages ago. It’s cute–if you bought a copy of the… 230 more words

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The Editing Life Laid Bare: A Brutal Look at the Statistics

This is a post I’ve been wanting to write for weeks now, but true to The Editing Life, I simply haven’t been able to find the time. 1,660 more words


Introducing Gaynard Smith, author of The Book of Poems

“Outskirts Press was great.”

Gaynard Smith is a writer who writes books, poems, raps, speeches, essays, reviews, and plays. Smith is from Miami but he resides in Augusta, GA where he is currently working on his charity . 80 more words

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Summer Plans

Summer is here and while I will always have obligations, I am looking to increase my weekly word count to even bigger proportions.  Right now, my limit is about 10,000 words in a month if I can motivate myself, so with the ease of summer floating by, I intend to up that to 12,000. 142 more words