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The writers shame and how to overcome it

I know this post will resonate with allot people out there and I was one of those people who was deathly ashamed of wanting to be a working creative or god forbid a……..writer. I wanted it to be my real profession, making a real living but I was so ashamed of it. I couldn’t even admit it to myself. I didn’t know why but Ideas were coming through me and I knew I had to give them life. It might be one person or it might be to 20 people on your fist blog or thousands on Facebook. But part of giving a story life is showing your work and it terrified me. When […]

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Six figure Romance Books and other Kindle Spy Secrets

I nearly fell off my chair when I saw for the first time what romance books make in the Kindle Store. I had read somewhere Romance was the biggest category but not that big! I can’t remember the author/blogger who recommended Kindle Spy but it has been one of the greatest little inventions I’ve seen for writers and authors. With one click on the Kindle Store you can see estimated sales revenue for books and categories. What is Kindle Spy? Kindle Spy is a New Unique Software Application ‘Reverse Engineers’ The Kindle Marketplace & Reveals Lucrative Kindle Niches – In Seconds!”.  If you have Google Chrome its a simple extension near your browser […]

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Interview with Author Sydney Smith

Sydney Smith is a published author with 25 years of experience in the publishing business! In my interview I give Sydney My Ten Questions and her insights are invaluable. Sydney’s wisdom is published weekly on her website Sydney Smith Writes. Full Disclosure: Sydney Smith is my writing mentor and totally transformed and turned my life around. Here’s Sydney’s Bio: Sydney Smith is a writing mentor, teacher and author of short stories, essays, and The Lost Woman, a memoir of survival. Sydney’s latest book The Architecture of Narrative about how to plot and structure fiction is out now.     Describe yourself in 3 words? Writer, creator, passionate. What is your life […]

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Ten Reasons why you are amazing

You know you need to hear it every now and then. I’m going to be the good angel, cheerleader and creative coach for a minute here. Stop beating yourself all the time and pat yourself on the back. And you know it’s all true so here are ten reasons you are amazing: You have dreams and you’re going after them. Allot of people don’t take action. You’ve made some kind of commitment to yourself. I’m sure you have said to yourself ‘I’m going to write that book’ or ‘I’m going to write 500 words a week.’ You’ve realised you were created to create. You read blogs (like this one :>) which makes you in the […]

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