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It’s a Great Time to be an Independent Writer

The world of publishing is about to change. It’s an exciting time to be an independent author. This long-ignored group is beginning to organize and establish an entirely new marketplace for selling books. A community introducing voices never heard and stories never told to the world.

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Freedom of Speech

This article reveals the principles of freedom of speech and explains the origins and usage of censure by the government of any state. It also contains history of mass media starting form ancient Greeks and until now.

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Don’t Sell Yourself Short

Freelance job sites are filled with work. If you want to work for pay today, it is possible that you can do so. You might even be able to write as many articles as you want to write.

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Getting The Most Out Of Critiques And Edits

As an author, it’s never fun to get your manuscript back with red through all of your precious words. In fact, it’s probably one of the worst moments you can have as a writer. Self-doubt can fill you and make you wonder why you ever bothered to write such poor quality stuff. But don’t fret. Just because there is a mass of red markings doesn’t mean that your work is poor quality. Other author’s are not only your best resource; they are also your best source of support.

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Querying: One Author’s Feedback On Tactical Issues

When I was functioning as that lowest of all life forms, the unpublished author, I benefited from established novelists willing to share their experiences. This article is intended to give something back, especially since my experience had some unexpected turns.

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Editorial Advice: To Listen Or Not To Listen?

Whether you’re an author publishing through traditional means or delving into self-publishing, you are going to want the feedback of a good editor or perhaps more than one. The difficulty for authors, especially those choosing self-publishing is when do you take an editor’s advice and make changes and when do you determine you’ve gotten enough feedback? This can be a tough call, and it often comes down to the author finding a happy medium.

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There’s Always A Critic

Have you ever had anyone criticize your writing? Maybe they were just having a bad day. After all some people just can’t seem to say anything nice.

Not everyone is comfortable with criticism, but there may be times when it provides just what you need to move forward in your writing.

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A Writer’s Life For Me?

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  • September 28, 2021September 12, 2021

The romantic notion of a writer’s life is compelling enough to many to find them seeking ways to make a living by crafting the written word.

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Writing A Novel On Your Lunch Hour

Okay, so I didn’t really write a whole novel on my lunch hour. But I did develop a lot of the characters, locations, and plot by taking a half-hour out of each workday to sketch some ideas. You’d be surprised with what you can get done in just thirty minutes a day.