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Adele’s Lesson To Writers – And Everyone Else

“I’m sorry. I can’t mess this up…” “I was devastated.” These are the now world-famous words of Grammy Award winner Adele, who showed the world that even in front of millions of people, it’s better to stop, start over and … Continue reading

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Authentic Writing: Writers’ Resources For US Military References

Writers, do you believe your readers won’t notice misinformation in your fiction? Think there are no fact checkers out there? You’d be wrong. Your writing is read by people with all types of backgrounds and experiences – both personal and … Continue reading

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Brain to Books Blog Tour: Charlene Diane Jones

Fast Facts Author: Charlene Diane Jones Genre: historical/metaphysicial fiction Books: Bliss Pig Poetry with Linda Stitt The Stain: A Story of Reincarnation, Karma and the Release from Suffering upcoming non-fiction easy to read exploration of Medicine Buddha/Medicine Mind. Vajrayana Tantric Meditation in … Continue reading

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Brain to Books Blog Tour: Gisela Hausmann

Just the Facts Author: Gisela Hausmann Genre: Non-Fiction books that every author needs! Books: The Naked Truth series NAKED TRUTHS About Getting Book Reviews NAKED WORDS The Effective 157-Word Email Naked News for Indie Authors How NOT to Invest Your … Continue reading

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Hired Guns: Paying Someone To Research Your Book

Does it help or hinder your book to hire someone else to do the research? That’s the question of the day. Some editing businesses offer to do writers’ research for them – for a fee, of course. While it may … Continue reading

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Why Freelance Writing is Your Creative Writing Inspiration

by Anita Stratos, Proof Positive editor One thing I’ve noticed about the writing world – it likes to separate itself into groups. I’m not talking about genres. Two of the main groups I’ve noticed are “Writing for Hire” and “Creative … Continue reading

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Two To Too Many Misteaks Mistakes Spoil the Story

I wrote a guest blog post about why it’s so important for authors to have at least one “outsider” proofread their work, whether they’re indie or mainstream writers. I started the article with a simple illustrative statement: “Errers can be … Continue reading

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In Defense of Genres

Have you ever met a genre snob? That’s a term that popped into my head as I was talking to someone at a dinner party recently. It was a very literary group of people, so I opened a conversation with … Continue reading

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