A self-taught writer: Anton Chekhov could write a story about an ash tray!

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A writer’s life: Anton Chekhov. Chekhov wrote an estimated 8oo short stories, everything from one-page jeux to novellas, only half of which have been translated. “I could write a story about an ash-tray,” he said. He invented the modern short story by changing the thrust of the narrative from mere relation of events to the revelation of character through incident.

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How To Write A Novel Using The Snowflake Method

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I’ve been thinking about various writing methods. There are so many: Pantsers, outliners, what is the “right” way to write? Award winning author Randy Ingermanson teaches his Snowflake Method for designing and writing a novel.

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Five Tips to Help Indie Authors Prepare for NaNoWriMo | Advice on Self-Publishing & Selling Your Books. From The Alliance of Independent Authors

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Yes, it’s almost time. Are you ready for NaNoWriMo? Natalie Wright has tips to take self-publishers through National Writing Month… and beyond.

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20 Websites To Sell Your EBook | DigitalMofo

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It’s not easy to find a major publisher who is willing to get your novel out there but why leave your writing career in the hands of others when you can get your own book out there yourself. How about publishing your book in electronic form, as an eBook?
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8 Steps to Stop Making Excuses & Write a Kindle Book this Weekend

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Every person has an exciting story to share with the world… and yes, that includes YOU. But most of us lie to ourselves with excuses about why we should do everything but write.

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Hold Your Nose and Type – The Upside of Writing Fast | Romance University

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Hold your nose, dive in, and right F-A-S-T! The case for writing quickly. Experiencing blank page paralysis? Digging deep into the well of inspiration and coming up dry? Author Ruth Harris shares methods to jump start your writing and explains why writing crap is a better than not writing at all.
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The No Good Horrible Very Bad Writing Day

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Your chuckle for the day! “*cough, cough* Spock! Must…make…word count! Save! Your! Self! *groan*”   I’ve been thinking a lot about process lately. On THE …
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Paragraph Writing Forms the Foundation For Building Your Fiction

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Without a foundation, your novel with crumble. Start with expert paragraph writing skills, and your construction will be painless.

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Marketing Career: 5 tips for building a personal brand | MarketingSherpa Blog

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Think about your Kindle book business. What is your brand? As the number of companies that look beyond your resume continues to grow, personal branding is becoming more important than ever for successful career growth and development.
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Are Indie Authors Devaluing Books? By ALLi Community Builder, Melissa Foster | Advice on Self-Publishing & Selling Your Books. From The Alliance of Independent Authors

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