November 9th, 2018

Sailing into the End of the Year

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Inspiration | Writer's Life

Julie Glover

My father had his own set of proverbs that he dispensed like wisdom from the mountaintop. Even though it’s been decades since I lived in his house, I can still hear his voice in my head sharing such tenets as:

“A thing worth doing is worth doing well.”

“Leave a place as good as or better than you found it.”

“Stupid is as stupid does.” – Oh wait, that one’s not his.Read the post

September 14th, 2018

4 Easy Edits That Make Your Story Flow Better

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Craft

As a copy editor, I've learned a lot about improving the flow of my own writing as I've tweaked the manuscripts of others. Today I want to share five easy edits you can make yourself that invite the reader deeper into the story and provide the impact you want to have.… Read the post

August 10th, 2018

Your Book Isn't for Everyone

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Author Marketing | Writer's Life

Think for a moment about your work in progress. How should your book be marketed? What kind of reader do you want to attract? Who is your book for?

Why, it's for everyone! you exclaim.

After all, who wouldn't want to read your fabulous plot, compelling characters, and engaging writing voice?… Read the post

July 13th, 2018

4 Ways to Benefit from a Conference You’re Not Attending

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Writer's Life

It’s nothing personal against Coloradans, but I’ve started to sigh heavily when I hear this one word: Denver. For those of you with many friends in the Romance Writers of America, you know what I’m talking about. Next week, thousands of writers will descend on Denver, Colorado for the RWA annual conference — the one I was planning to go to, until I discovered the date conflicted with a previous family engagement.… Read the post


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