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Book Review – Write, Publish, Promote: How to write a best seller, self-publish, and then keep selling it

After reading the Kindle version of WRITE, PUBLISH, PROMOTE: How to write a best seller, self-publish, and then keep selling it …*, I thought it was so useful, I just ordered a print copy to have as a reference as I write my book. Debrah Martin packed this informative book full of tips and resources to help budding writers get books published and sold. If you are a writer, especially if you are looking to self-publish, I would certainly recommend this book.  Read the rest of this entry

NaNoWriMo and NaBloPoMo, Am I Crazy?

NaNoWriMo and NaBloPoMo, Am I Crazy?Well, I am definitely a glutton for punishment. I decided to pick up the gauntlet and accept the National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) challenge. To make matters a little more difficult, I also plan to complete the National Blog Posting Month (NaBloPoMo) challenge. I’m not sure if I will be successful because I will be on the road quite a bit during this month, but I will try. Read the rest of this entry

Book Review: 5,000 Words Per Hour – Write Faster, Write Smarter: Write Faster, Write Smarter

If you are interested in writing, I think you’ll like this book. 5,000 Words Per Hour: Write Faster, Write Smarter* written by Chris Fox talks about being able to write faster which yields to more productivity as a writer. As a bonus, Fox also includes tools to help you keep track of your writing speed. Read the rest of this entry

Book Review: On Your Mark – From First Word to First Draft in Six Weeks

At the 2015 ATD-ICE conference, I sat in on a presentation given by Cathy Fyock. She spoke about the importance of writing for your career. More importantly, she spoke about getting a book written in the shortest amount of time possible. As she noted in her presentation, she wanted to model that behavior and wrote her book, On Your Mark: From First Word to First Draft in Six Weeks*. Yes, she did it in six weeks. There is lots of good advice in this book.  Read the rest of this entry