Should you self-publish?

There’s no denying that self-publishing (now often referred to as independent publishing)  is easier than ever. But just because it’s easy, does that mean you should do it? The advantages one most often hears when talking about self publishing are: You bypass the gatekeepers, the …

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Top Tools for Writers

The only way to be a writer is to sit down and write. As I’ve mentioned before, it doesn’t matter how many terrific notebooks and apps you have, or how gorgeous your desk looks, or how supportive your writing group is: if you don’t actually …

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The Mini Writing Retreat

Mini writing retreats are a tremendous gift to yourself, but unless you are single, they also require a supportive partner. If you have someone who is able to take care of the kids or the dog, go away for two nights. Two nights is better …

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