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Advice From Pros: Meg Gaertner

Meg Gaertner is the Managing Editor for fiction books at Jolly Fish Press and Flux (North Star Editions) where she currently acquires and edits young adult and middle grade novels. Though Meg’s first career choice was in the medical field, her trajectory changed when she rediscovered her love for writing. She went on to earn her MFA in […]

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Author Q&A With Dee Walters

Dee Walters is living in Northern Nevada with her youngest son, workings as an emergency response dispatcher, and writing in her spare time. Her mission is to help individuals with grief and other personal issues they may face. Dee is a compassionate person who authors books to help as many people as possible. She also […]

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The Role of the Writer

Guest Post by Best-Selling Author Joseph Lewis “The role of a writer is not to say what we can all say, but what we are unable to say.” ~ Anais Nin Whenever I read a quote by Anais Nin, I find it thought-provoking as it settles in my head, and I find myself keep coming back […]

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Contagious Optimism: Uplifting Stories and Motivational Advice for Positive Forward Thinking

This collection of stories and advice was compiled by a self-proclaimed serial optimist, David Mezzapelle. Each chapter is part of the collective theme of optimism in action, including, but not limited to, nurturing talent, designing, achieving goals, cultivating gratitude, and building positive and rewarding relationships. Within each chapter there are numerous short stories and advice […]

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Author’s Journey: Fantastic Online Courses for Authors and Writers

The busy life of a writer and author leaves little time for learning. Still, continuous improvement and professional development is critical in any professional endeavor. It’s important that authors interact with their fans, friends, fellows, and industry professionals. But it’s not always easy. Conferences, signings, and other events take a toll. Time away from family, […]

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Finding Time to Write

This is an ongoing challenge for so many writers because life “gets in the way.” Any writer and author you talk with will share their ongoing battle with choosing between getting word count met or taking care of personal and professional business. Of course, if you’re on a publisher’s deadline, the accountability helps.But not everyone is. Therefore, […]

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