Monthly Archives: March 2012

Use Hashtags to Promote Your Writing

Are you frustrated with Twitter? You’re linked into an audience of millions, yet no one notices your tweets. That’s because you need to utilize hashtags. It’s what makes Twitter unique. There are no set rules for hashtags. People make them … Continue reading

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The 10 Types of Tweets

Every time I scroll through the Twitterverse, I notice patterns. Certain types of tweets repeat themselves over and over. Collected here are the categories of tweets and their pros and cons. Use them with caution. 1 Status Updates You got … Continue reading

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How to Make Your Short Stories Sell

I have penned mounds and mounds of short stories. And don’t even look through the stacks of poems. It’s obscene. The few that have seen the light of publication have had an interesting course. At first I did what countless … Continue reading

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The Myth of the Coffee House Writer

Yes, lattes are wonderful. I can always snuggle down in an overstuffed chair and let my thoughts wander with a cup a Joe. But do you really need a coffee house to write? I used to think so. There was … Continue reading

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Make Your First 15 – 30 Pages Sing Like a Siren

As writers, we all know how vital that opening paragraph or chapter is to a novel. It’s what the reader first sees as they page through your work in a bookstore. Here’s what I do when evaluating a book. I’m … Continue reading

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