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Don’t Be a Parrot: How to Stay Original in Your Writing

With 625,327 self-published books published in the United States in 2015 alone, according to Bowker, the US agency for the administration of the ISBN, you will need to be original to stand out. That’s just the self-published books, and that number is for 2015. By now, thanks to the growing popularity of Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) there are likely closer to 1 million books published every year. How can you stand out in that sea of books?

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The Wealthy Writer: Kick-Butt Book Signings

How do you pull off a successful book signing?

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Don’t Flush Your Time Down the Cybertoilet

A typical social media user consumes 285 pieces of content daily—an incredible 54,000 words, and, for very active users, as many as 1,000 clickable links. How can you stand out and grab the average users attention?

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The Wealthy Writer: Forget the Self in Self-Publish

Writing as a career starts with the self; with a passion, a drive, and a willingness to set aside some time every every day to work on your writing goals, but good end results? Those are always a team effort.

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A Writer’s Life: Butter Sauce

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The Wealthy Writer: Fork Your Monsters!

Get more writing done by telling your inner and outer critics, your past and present monsters, to Fork Off!

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Writers write, and market their butts off.

What did I do differently? I took charge of my creations and my career by becoming an independent author.