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An Investment That Pays Off: A Business Owner’s Experience Writing Her First Business Book

February 10, 2021

If you’ve said to yourself, I’d write my business book if only I had more time, more energy, or…

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On Creating Mixed-Race, Fashion-Forward, and Full-of-Adolescent-Angst Characters: the Importance of Seeing Ourselves in YA Novels

February 5, 2021

by Carrie Rosten. When Random House published my YA novel Chloe Leiberman (Sometimes Wong) in 2005, mixed-race characters didn’t…

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Ready to Grow Your Business? Write a Business Book

January 29, 2021

When Shark Tank’s Lori Greiner said entrepreneurs are “the only people who work 80 hour weeks to avoid working…

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How to Keep Creative When You Can’t Write

January 18, 2021

When life hands you less time, more stress, and the inability to write, you can reduce your frustration by…

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The 3 Most Common Fears Writers Face and How to Combat Them

January 7, 2021

When writers let fear stop us from writing, we’re faced with two choices: let it win, or find productive…

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Writers Holiday Gift Guide: Support Creativity in the Gifts You Give

December 5, 2020

At the end of November, I took my children out to accomplish a few errands before our next lockdown…

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Books, Brass & Ballet: Making Art During the Pandemic

November 26, 2020

by Jenna Kalinsky. It feels extremely odd to feel grateful for a pandemic, or at least for aspects of…

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Part 14: 3 Ways to Sound Like Your Best Self In Your Business Book

November 26, 2020

In my last installment of this long-form series How to Write Your Book for Your Business, you learned that…

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How to Find and Submit to a Literary Agent or Indie Press to Publish Your Novel (with FREE spreadsheet)

October 14, 2020

If after reading “How to Publish Your Novel: A Primer on Traditional, Independent and University, and Self-Publishing” where I…

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How to Publish Your Novel: A Primer on Traditional, Independent & University, and Self-Publishing

October 7, 2020

First of all, congratulations on finishing your novel! It is a very big deal to complete a book-length project,…

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