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What To Do After Writing The First Draft of Your Novel

Your fingers hurt. Your eyes burn. You haven’t had anything to drink except coffee for the past few days, weeks, year. You are pretty sure you haven’t slept a full night without dreaming about characters and plot lines. You are certain you will never type again. Because you finally finished writing the first draft of […]

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4 Things Authors Can Do To Keep It Fresh This Fall

Sunday marked the First day of Autumn, which means change of scenery, cooler weather, pumpkin flavored everything (for me at least), and for many authors out there, a new season of writing, editing, publishing, and marketing.  So in light of the changing season I came up with a short list of things authors can do […]

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Book review: Golf Made Easy! a Backward Approach to Learning Golf… or Is It? by Jeffrey W. Kern

Golf Made Easy! by Jeffery Kern is a GREAT golf guide for beginners and the like. Over the past year my family has picked up golfing on vacations and I had my first ever lesson. I enjoyed it, at first, but then suddenly it became so difficult to play, I couldn’t remember anything I learned, […]

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Book review: The Tao of the Alligator and the Crocodile by J.M. Garlock

I just finished reading a very interesting nonfiction book titled The Tao of the Alligator and the Crocodile by J.M. Garlock. I do not usually read nonfiction titles that aren’t narrative nonfiction or memoirs, but for some reason the synopsis intrigued me and I thought… hmm I honestly know nothing about alligators/crocodiles, nor any relation […]

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I Will Be A Writer: Guest post by author Michael R. Stern

Today I have the honor of hosting guest writer, Michael R. Stern – the author of Reflections on a Generous Generation, an Amazon best seller. As a new writer, Stern experiments with different genres and styles.  His goal is to be a recognized storyteller and to help others who want to write  find their voice.  His […]

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Why Every Writer Should Attempt NaNoWriMo

Today I have the honor of hosting guest blogger, Stephany of Stephany Writes! Stephany blogs about writing, life in Florida, faith, and her travels. If you are interested in guest blogging on any topics related to publishing, writing, goals, and inspiration, (or just something fun!) email me at katie@katiemccoach.com. Why Every Writer Should Attempt NaNoWriMo Last […]

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