Writers

10 ten-minute writing exercises to sharpen your skills (even as a non-writer)

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Does the fear of writing hold you back from publishing blog posts or sending out newsletters? Maybe you’ve caught yourself saying things like, “I’m not a writer.” I’ll let you in on a secret: You don’t need to be a professional writer to create content your audience loves reading. You also don’t need to dedicate hours of your day improving your writing. With a few…

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The hardest part of launching a book isn’t the writing—it’s the marketing

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You’ve done the hard part: Writing a book. But the work isn’t over yet. Whether you’re self-publishing, working with an indie publisher, or have a major house behind you, traditional book launches involve lots of in-person events, like bookstore tours, conferences, and throwing a big party (or two or three). Yes, even after all of those rounds of editing, agonizing over beta reader feedback, worrying…

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5 ways authors can make money outside selling books

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“Oh, I’ll never make any money as a writer.” It’s a prevailing myth throughout the writing community that if you want to be a published author, you’ll still never be able to quit your full-time job or gig waiting tables. Or that it can happen, but only for Great Authors. It’s time to bust that myth. You can be a full-time writer—and while it may…

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How to start a daily writing habit (even if you’re already too busy)

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Writing is an important cornerstone of building an audience as a digital creator. Your words are how you get found by your people—the people who will become fans of your ideas and work. But to reap the audience-building benefits of writing, you have to write consistently…ideally every single day. Writing every day has benefits that extend beyond the professional and into your personal well-being. It…

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