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How to Write Beautiful Sentences That Will Move Your Readers

By the time the young preacher took the podium, the crowd had swelled to over 250,000. Some had sought relief from the 90-degree heat by cooling their feet in the water of the large reflecting pool. But when Martin Luther King, Jr. uttered the first words of what would become his most iconic speech, the[...]

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5 Big Lies That Stopped Me from Publishing My First Book

The evening sun beamed through the living room window, highlighting the edges of everything in its path. I was only 12 years old, but the beauty overwhelmed me. I took a piece of paper and pen, and poured my heart out, struggling to capture what I was feeling. Enthralled by the art of rhyme, I[...]

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Why Authenticity Is the Best Way to Win Readers

Children’s author S.D. Smith had all but ruled out self-publishing. “I love that it’s possible and that the doors are open to finding an audience without permission from gatekeepers,” he said. But doing it by himself was daunting. It was only when he found an ally that Smith reconsidered. “It was partnering with Andrew Mackay[...]

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How to Write a Powerful Story That Will Inspire Your Readers

They say Mozart could write an entire concerto, error-free, in one sitting. He listened to the music in his head, and wrote it down. What he imagined is what he wrote. And what he wrote is some of the most celebrated music in the history of humanity. Many of us approach writing and storytelling that[...]

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How to Write a Book in 30 Days

Writing a book can feel intimidating. If you don’t know much about the process, you could assume that it involves a hard-to-find agent. And a dozen seasoned editorial professionals. And that their process will take half-a-decade to complete. If that’s the case, it’s no wonder that 81% of people have a book inside them but[...]

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The Best Book Writing Software: 6 Simple, Powerful Apps for Authors

Are you wondering if Microsoft Word has the capabilities you need to write your book? You’re in the right place. In this article, I curated a list of the best-of-the-best book writing software programs for you. That means every product on this list is one I’ve used in the past or am seriously considering. I’m[...]

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How to Quickly Find Your Voice as a Writer

If you are a writer or trying to become one, chances are you’ve heard the phrase, “you need to find your voice.” It is a phrase that evokes mystery and perhaps a little bit of fear. Maybe you think you aren’t unique and therefore won’t have a voice, but that isn’t the truth. The best[...]

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How to Become an Author Even If You’re Just a Blogger

During a recent conversation with a literary consultant, they told me a story of a University Professor who wrote and produced their first book in one day. The university professor was well-known and acclaimed in their field but only from word of mouth. They were being nudged by the university leadership to publish a book[...]

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