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Seven Writing Tips To Increase Your Productivity

Whether taking the NaNoWriMo challenge or not, we can all use pointers and reminders when it comes to increasing productivity at the keyboard. These seven writing tips can set on your way to make a plan, and stick to it!
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Three Things To Do Before You Write A Book

This excerpt from How to Become an Author: Your Complete Guide spells out some recommended steps to take before you set out to pen your first masterpiece.
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What writing rules do you live by (and which ones do you break)?

Knowing writing rules doesn't guarantee you'll produce stellar written work, but aspirational rules can expand your horizons, and practical rules can improve your writing craft.
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Writing Communities and Networking Strategies in the Digital Age

When you first started composing your masterpiece, you probably thought the biggest hurdle was actually getting it done.  By now, you’ve learned there are many more challenges than just the writing process. You need to find an editor, a publisher, a peer review group.  And, you need to engage in some serious marketing – of yourself and your book.
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A Cross Section Of NaNoWriMo Writers – Where Do You Fit In?

With the start date for NaNoWriMo just days away, I'm steeling myself to the task of completing a novel in a month. This infographic gives some insight into the habits and plans of writers as they stand on the edge of this challenge.
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Make Your Own MFA in Creative Writing: How to Build a DIY Curriculum

Is it possible to make your own MFA (Master of Fine Arts) in Creative Writing? Probably not, but we outline a plan that will make you a better writer if you stick with it long enough.
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How To Engage Kids With Reading

In our February BookBaby Twitter Chat, Lauren Lynne, certified teacher and author of the young adult series The Secret Watchers, shared her thoughts on how to engage kids with reading and the importance of writing in the classroom.

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