7 Top Writer Resources

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By John Carey

Improving your writing is a continuous cycle of three steps: 1) writing, 2) editing, and 3) learning from others so you can do a better job of writing and editing. There are many web destinations packed with exercises, ideas, courses, writer forums, and many other helpful tools for the aspiring writer. I’ll cover some of the best I have found. Continue reading “7 Top Writer Resources”

Best Resources for Fiction Writers

author resources hand-3318659_640 (002)Authors who write fiction are often looking for resources to help with all facets of the business, from inspiration through selling. Today, we’ll look at some of the tried-and-true resources to help fiction writers. Continue reading “Best Resources for Fiction Writers”

Paid Memberships for Author Groups: Worth It?

credit-squeeze-522549_640Sometimes we writers have tough decisions to make. We want (need) all the information, support and promotion we can get. But most of us have limited funds. Or – let’s be honest and admit that most of us are broke. If you’re not one of “us” then thank your lucky stars, kiss your wallet, and knock on wood that your good fortune may continue. We’re not jealous, but do envy you just a tad. The rest of us have to think carefully about where we spend our cash. One of those decisions may be about which promo, support and author help sites will be the most advantageous and whether or not paying for a membership will benefit us in the long run. Today, I’m taking a look at some sites, both paid and free.  You can decide which ones are the best fit for you. Continue reading “Paid Memberships for Author Groups: Worth It?”

A Writer’s Wish List – Getting Better in 2015

A writers wish listAs a kid, I put my best writing skills to work this time of the year. No, I didn’t create the perfect Christmas card message — I perfected the ultimate Christmas List! As the holidays neared, I would craft the best descriptions of the toys that I wanted, cut out pictures and list the optimum places to find Jimmy’s Wish List entries.

Nowadays, I don’t create the master wish list anymore, but I still make lists. This time of the year is a great time to think about the future. Putting into words the things you want to improve on, change, or learn is a great step toward making them a reality.

Here are some great things to include in your wish list for the upcoming year. I’m sure many of you have some of these in place, but hopefully you’ll find a few nuggets that were lacking in the past year. Continue reading “A Writer’s Wish List – Getting Better in 2015”

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