Marketing for Authors: Micro Content

Create micro content to help promote your written work. After investing time creating your content and adding it to your Content Master List, micro content lets you get the word out about your publication. This post may contain affiliate links. If you click on a link and make a purchase, I may receive a small … Read more Marketing for Authors: Micro Content

Content Management Master List for Authors

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Can you easily find information on any of your published works? What about the Amazon link for your first book? The publication date of a certain blog post? What about the link to the podcast episode you were a guest on last year? If you said no to any of these, you need to create … Read more Content Management Master List for Authors

Writing the First Draft During NaNoWriMo

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Thinking of participating in NaNoWriMo? Below I share my experience of doing it for the first draft of The Stonemason’s Secret. What Is NaNoWriMo? NaNoWriMo stands for National Novel Writing Month. The goal is for participants to write 50,000 words on their novel during the 30 days of November. That averages out to 1667 words … Read more Writing the First Draft During NaNoWriMo

Submissions Spreadsheet

Blank spreadsheet for writers to use during submissions

One of the tasks of a writer is to keep track of where, and when, you have submitted articles. You need to know where so you don’t resend to a publication that has previously rejected it. You need to know when, so you can follow up when you don’t hear back. There are numerous ways … Read more Submissions Spreadsheet

Writing By Hand

I have owned a personal computer since 1985. After typing term papers on a manual typewriter, where edits beyond typos meant retyping an entire page, using a word processor was a huge time saver. Since then I have continued using computers for typing papers, reports, forms, letters and, since the internet became available, emails. So … Read more Writing By Hand