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The Secret . . .

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The Secret to Your Next Creative Breakthrough – By Jeff Goins –

New Literary Agent Alert: Andrew Wetzel of Martin Literary Management – By Chuck Sambuchino – Writer’s Digest –

How to Clear the Phlegm from Your Blog Posts – By Make a Living Writing –

A Systematic Approach to Writing Successful Blog Posts – By Jane Sheeba – For Problogger –

Book Design: Choosing Your Paragraphing Style – By Joel Friedlander –

Is everyone entitled to their opinion? – By Seth Godin –

E-books give authors new chance to get published – By Carol Bicak – World Herald  – –

Is Your Voice Shouting? – By Sherrinda Ketchersid – For The Writer’s Alley –

A Room of Everyone’s Own: The Writer as Public Fixture – By Matt Lombardi –

William Boyd to write official James Bond novel – By Nick Clark – Independent –

Finding People to Read, Review and Recommend Your Book – by Joel Friedlander – The Book Designer –

Living the Dream: Publishing a Novel with the Big 6 – By Shelley Emling – Montclair Patch –


Quote(s) of the Day

“In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.”
― Mark Twain

The Top 10 Writers . . .

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The Top 10 Writers – The Most-Studied American Writers – By Christopher Shea – Ideas Market Review –

Alert: Raider Publishing International/Purehaven Press – By Victoria Strauss – Writer Beware –

5 Ebook Publishing Hurdles, and How to Beat Them – By Paul Jun – For Problogger –

Self-Publishing and Success: eBooks and the New Breed of Writers – By dineshnair – Seattle PI –

How to Self-Publish Your Own Book – By Scott Steinberg – Tech Goes Strong –

The Best Way to Begin a Writing Career – By Jeff Goins –

Choosing Between Making Money and Doing What You Love – By L. Schlesinger, C. Kieffer, P. Brown – Harvard Business Review –

3 Possibilities for Defeating Writer’s Block – By Jane Friedman –

The Two Best Ways Writers Can Get Paid More for Blog Posts – By Carol – Make a Living Writing –

3 Reasons No One Comes Back to Your Blog – and How to Fix It – By Alexander Heyne – Problogger –

Patience Is a Writer’s Most Important Virtue – By Suzannah Windsor Freeman – For Jeff Goins –

Quote(s) of the Day

“Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.” –  Charles William Eliot

“There is no friend as loyal as a book.” – Ernest Hemingway

“As a writer, don’t try to figure out what other people want to hear from you; figure out what you have to say.” – Barbara Kingsolver