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Archive for July, 2016

What’s the Story Here? Creative Writing Excercise

It’s time for a creative writing exercise! Whether you write fiction or non-fiction, you need to boost your creativity. Take a look at the image above. What’s the story? Can you come up with a mini-drama of not more than 350 words? Here’s how it works: We set the scene You make it your own, and Share […]

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Interview With Charles Rosenberg: From Zero to Bestselling Author in 2 Years

In the space of just over two years, an Charles Rosenbert went from zero to bestselling author. How did he do it? Here’s what happened… A couple of years ago, I downloaded a free Kindle book by Charles Rosenberg. It was called Death on a High Floor.  Honestly, I didn’t expect much. But I was so […]

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Interview With Charles Rosenberg: From Zero to Bestselling Author in 2 Years

In the space of just over two years, an Charles Rosenbert went from zero to bestselling author. How did he do it? Here’s what happened… A couple of years ago, I downloaded a free Kindle book by Charles Rosenberg. It was called Death on a High Floor.  Honestly, I didn’t expect much. But I was so […]

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New Research Shows How Expressive Writing Can Make You Happier

Do you feel down at times? I think it can happen to all of us. When we feel down, life is a struggle. Even simple things can feel overwhelming. And creativity? Forget it. But as writers, we have a secret weapon to make us feel happier and more positive. Read on to find out how […]

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Two Complete Content Marketing Examples for Fiction and Nonfiction Authors

Last week, we took the plunge into a comprehensive content-marketing strategy for authors. If you’re new to the world of content marketing … “plunge” is definitely the right word: five steps, over forty-two-hundred words, twenty-three separate visuals, and no less than thirty-seven links for further reading. Insightful? Yes. Helpful? I sure hope so. Overwhelming? Probably. […]

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Content Marketing for Authors: A Comprehensive Strategy You Can Actually Use

Let’s start with the bad news: the vast majority of online content never gets noticed. Period, end of story, thanks for playing… goodbye and goodnight. Of course, if you’ve spent any time in the overcrowded world of online writing, you’re already acquainted with the pain of obscurity. Few experiences are more disheartening than laboring over […]

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How to Boost Your Productivity Like Leo Babauta

Sometimes I get stuck. I stare at the blank page and the blank page stares back at me. Know what I mean? To find out how successful writers like Leo Babauta, Nina Amir, and Barrie Davenport unblock their creativity and become insanely productive, read on. I’m delighted to welcome Leo Babauta back to WritetoDone! As […]

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How to Get Your Life Back: 17 Crucial Tips for Bloggers

Overwhelming, isn’t it? You love blogging, but the amount of time it takes to do it efficiently is daunting. Successful blogging does require a great deal of time. Researching, writing, editing, publishing, promoting, and responding to commenters are all necessary blogging tasks. However, you pay the price in order to accomplish them efficiently. Time with […]

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How to Win Big, Write Better

What if you could write as easily as you drive a car? Like being on automatic. You just get into the car, start the motor, step on the accelerator–and the car starts moving. You don’t stop the car every time you decide whether to go into second or third gear (at least, I hope you […]

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How to Write Your Way to Success [Infographic]

Writing is simple. You just put words together with a fancy keyboard (or if you’re super cool a typewriter) and you’re good to go. That’s the easy part, but being a writer? Now that’s different. Anyone can put words together, but putting them together in the perfect order, selecting the right terms, organizing it effectively, […]

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