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Thoughts on Balancing a Day Job, Family, and the Writing Life

Thoughts on Balancing a Day Job, Family, and the Writing Life

DO YOU NEED TWENTY-SEVEN HOURS in your day to do everything? Sorry, I can’t give your day extra hours. What I can provide are some of the lessons I’ve learned and techniques I employ to make the best use of my time. Maybe like a current television commercial’s characters you are stupid rich. That is […]

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Do writers have to “write what they know?”

Do writers have to “write what they know?”

WRITERS ARE OFTEN ADVISED to “write what you know.” The thinking goes that only by experiencing something yourself can you portray it authentically. Here’s what I know: 1. A child’s need for a bathroom is inversely proportional to the distance from one. 2. If you want to discuss something really important with a man, hide […]

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3 Pitfalls to Avoid While Writing a Book

THE BEGINNING STAGES OF WRITING AND SELF-PUBLISHING your first e-book can be a very exciting experience. You daydream about being on Amazon’s best seller list or sitting next to Oprah while discussing the intricacies of your book to an audience filled with your admirers. But amidst your fantasies about the “glamor” of authorship, you must […]

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How to Use Pinterest on Your Author Website

How to Use Pinterest on Your Author Website

PREVIOUSLY I TALKED ABOUT how to grow your Pinterest followers, but how do you connect your website and Pinterest for the best results? Use a Business Account If you are just starting out, go here to create your business account. As an author your business type is “Public Figure.” If you already have a personal […]

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How To Finish Your Damn Book

How To Finish Your Damn Book

AT THE BEGINNING OF THIS YEAR I WROTE a post for that treasure trove of writing and publishing information, Writing, ie, about why you should finish your damn book. You can read that post here. It proved really popular. So popular that it seems to me like a lot of you are in the same […]

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Organizations & Associations

Organizations & Associations

Joining a good literary organization can help you network with veteran published writers, keep on top of the latest literary trends, inform you of fresh publishing avenues, and give you discounts on conferences and seminars.

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Book & Literary Blogs

Book & Literary Blogs

This is a list of notable blogs that can keep you on top of literary news and book reviews, s well as a place to connect with a community of readers and writers.

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Poetry Spaces

Poetry Spaces

Since poetry is phati’tude’s passion, we’ve prepared a list of resources — nonprofit organizations, associations, poetry centers and online resources.– specifically geared towards poetry.

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