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A Marketing Handbook for Writers: Part Three – The Jigsaw Puzzle of Marketing

Continuing our series on marketing from Clarendon House Publications we look at the confusing puzzle that is marketing in today’s publishing world.

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Don’t Let Writing Rules Stifle Your Creativity

Learning the rules can help you know when, where, and how to break them in the most creative way possible.

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https://www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/dont-let-writing-rules-stifle-creativity/

Sparking Emotions in Your Readers

Evoking an emotional response to your writing in your readers is always the aim of an author. Here are some tips on how to do that from my friend Kathleen Freeman.

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Emotion vs. Feeling: How to Evoke More From Readers

All the stress and conflict you put into your stories to make them exciting and heartwarming only work if you actually evoke those emotions in your reader. Here are some key pieces of advice on how to make all that work.

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http://www.writersdigest.com/editor-blogs/there-are-no-rules/emotion-vs-feeling-evoke-readers

 

One Way to Simultaneously Create Conflict and Suspense

Conflict and suspense are the key elements that no story can exist without. KM Weiland shares one way to create both at the same time.

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https://www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/never-give-your-characters-what-they/

6 Ways To Experiment In Short Stories

Writing short stories is a great way to build and flex your writing muscles. The short format also allows for experimentation in ways that longer forms do not.

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https://writerswrite.co.za/6-ways-experiment-short-stories/

First Drafts: 5 Things That are OK and 1 That’s Not

First drafts are notoriously messy things. That’s really okay but let’s look a little closer at some things about it that are okay, and one thing that is not.

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