Jewel words are those beautiful words glistening inside a piece of larger text. Along with crux and flavor words, they serve your story and distinguish your writing voice.

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Editing software can improve your creative writing, and since you're alerted to corrections and suggestions, you can also expect to learn a lot and grow as a writer.

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Part two of our school assemblies series focuses on getting speaking gigs and what you can do to maximize book sales and positive promotion when you get them.

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Focusing on the three-act structure and your nine plot points can help you construct a vibrant and meaningful narrative structure and bring your story to life.

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When selling books, it's important to remember that readers do not buy the tangible elements of a book, they buy the (sometimes) intangible benefits they receive from reading. They buy what your book will do for them.

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By investing time in your mobile book marketing now, you’re setting up your author brand for the future. Your readers are already on mobile, so what are you waiting for?

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Author Rich Garon muses on things he learned from his first self-published effort and how his books benefit causes like hunger and homelessness.

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