How Does Book Publishing Work?

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Writing and revising a manuscript is a huge accomplishment. However, it’s just the beginning when it comes to the process of publishing your book. There are many ways for books to come into the world. Which is best for you will depend on your goals, budget, and several other factors. Understanding the steps it takes […]

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Should You Get an MFA? What You Need to Know

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If you have a desire to become an author, you’ve probably wondered whether you should get an MFA in creative writing. After all, a lot of the professional writing advice you can find online encourages you to learn as much as you can about the craft and the business behind it. However, especially in the […]

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9 Must-Have WordPress Plugins for Bloggers

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If you’re blogging with WordPress, you probably already know how helpful plugins can be. However, there are tens of thousands available across the web, which can make it hard to narrow down which ones are worth your time. Fortunately, some of the most popular WordPress plugins are also the best tools for bloggers. If you […]

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Why You Should Declutter Your Books

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Writers and other avid readers have a tendency to accumulate large quantities of books in their personal collections. Instagram and YouTube feature “shelfies” and “shelf tours” from bibliophiles who’ve packed their bookcases with hundreds of volumes, some of which have gone unread for years. Choosing to declutter your books may feel like it goes against […]

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6 Blog Post Structures for Quality Content

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Coming up with topics to cover on your blog is one thing. Navigating the waters of blog post structures is quite another. Just because you’ve figured out what to talk about doesn’t mean you know how to talk about it. Fortunately, there are many tried and true methods bloggers use to craft quality content for […]

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7 Writing Newsletters You Should Subscribe to

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Sure, emails can be annoying. Filling up your inbox every day with dozens of promotions and marketing content isn’t ideal. However, you may want to reconsider when it comes to writing newsletters. Newsletters often contain valuable resources that can help you improve your craft, find publication opportunities, and even pin down your next read. Being […]

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Why I Blog With WordPress

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When it comes to starting a blog, there are a host of platforms to choose from for building your website. Everyone has their own opinion as to which is best, which means you’ll need to wade through a lot of reviews to find the ideal option for you. For me, WordPress was the obvious choice. […]

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