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Creating a Marketing Strategy

So you finished your novel! Maybe it was traditionally published or perhaps you self-published. It doesn’t matter. The box of books has arrived in the post and holding your finished product is akin to holding your first newborn. It is … Continue reading

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It’s Not About Me!

Do you remember the first time you looked through a magnifying glass?  It was an amazement to find out that in the small area covered by the glass things were nothing like you thought they were at first glance!  I have … Continue reading

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Review: Blessed by Less by Susan Vogt

For Susan Vogt, a Lenten challenge became an addiction. Her forty bags for forty days campaign on her blog encouraged others to join her in giving away one bag of unneeded items every day for 40 days. The discipline of … Continue reading

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Rotten Potatoes

You have worked on your novel, and had it edited. Now here you are with a completed manuscript. You’re sure it is the very best you can do. You know it is inspired and that it will rock the world with … Continue reading

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Monday’s Writing Tips – What Now?

Monday’s Writing Tips  | Karen Kelly Boyce, Author and Inspirational Speaker Two weeks ago we finished our personal editing, searched for a professional editor and with price in mind sent our manuscript to be professionally edited. As a proficient writer … Continue reading

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Monday’s Writing Tips – Developmental Editing

Last week we discussed getting an editor and the types of editing that are available. This week I would like to present the need for a novelist to pay for and get professional developmental editing. As mentioned in the last … Continue reading

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Monday’s Writing Tips – The Second Draft

We have been working on one chapter of your novel. Let’s recap. First, we striped it down to the bones by removing all adjectives and adverbs. Afterwards we checked the validity of our bare bones plot. Second, we added unique … Continue reading

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Freelance Writing – The Owner Never Calls in Sick
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In Part One I introduced myself. In Part Two, I introduced the varied opportunities for the Freelance Writer. Now in Part Three, we need to discuss this whole idea of me and you as freelance writers. I put myself first … Continue reading

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Review for Across Five Aprils – Book by Irene Hunt

Out of so many books that I have read, few have affected me in the particular way that Across Five Aprils has. Great writers have the ability to craft a story that not only excites the reader’s interest but reaches … Continue reading

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Monday’s Writing Tips – “Go Fish”

Now that we’ve created the perfect opening line for your chapter, let’s get to the closing. If you want to keep your reader turning those pages you need to end your chapter with a hook! What is a Hook?   If … Continue reading

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