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How to Make Writers’ Conferences Work for You

How to Make Writers’ Conferences Work for You Conference season is upon us! Okay, yes, it’s pretty much a year-round thing, but because my favorite conference is coming up (RWA), I’m feeling the conference vibes and want to share some thoughts with you. There are hundreds of conferences, day-long events, workshops, and online retreats that […]

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What Should You Write About?

@KatieMcCoach Writing is ______. We can fill that blank with anything. There’s endless advice out there about what writing is, or should be. What to write about. Why to write. How to write it. It all comes down to what YOU want, or in many cases need to write about. What is writing to YOU? […]

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16 Things I Learned Attending My First Writers Conference (RWA)

The other week I attended the Romance Writers of America annual conference in San Antonio, TX. This was not only my first time at the Romance Writers of America conference, but my first time at any writing conference ever. Attending a writers’ conference is something I’ve always had in my career plan.  If there’s ever […]

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6 Reasons Why Internships are Important in Determining Your Ideal Career Path

This post originally appeared on the Superstition Review website: http://superstitionreview.asu.edu/ in April 2013. I wanted to share this post here for anyone currently in high school or college, or even out of college, trying to find their way into the right job, or at least, the right job path. Until my internships with Superstition Review, Ellechor Publishing, and […]

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3 Ways to Prepare for the New Year: Guest post by Meaghan Gallant

Today I have the honor of hosting guest blogger, Meaghan Gallant of invokingjoy.com. In this guest post Meaghan discusses how she will prepare for 2014. How will you? If you are interested in guest blogging on any topics related to publishing, writing, goals, and inspiration, (or just something fun!) email me at info@katiemccoach.com. 3 Ways to Prepare […]

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