Love Letters To Writers: Encouragement, Accountability, and Truth-Telling

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Andi Cumbo-Floyd #ad - In 52 letters, writer andi cumbo-floyd shares her personal experiences of the writing journey, offers her perspective on the writing life, and shares encouragement to help writers through the hard and the joyous days of being a writer. In letters covering everything from what it feels like to sign a book contract to the times writing draws out emotion we didn't realize to the need for space in our daily lives, Cumbo-Floyd opens her heart and experience to her fellow writers.

Feel alone in the writing life? It can be lonely, this word-ish world, but it doesn't have to be. The letters are intimate and honest, each written with love for the writers Cumbo-Floyd holds dear. Get your copy of Love Letters to Writers today.

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Discover Your Writing Self: 31 Days to Deeper Understanding of Who You Are as a Writer

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#ad - One-size-fits-all writing advice doesn’t work for anyone. In discover your writing self, you’ll find 31 lessons to help you think through who YOU are as writer. Through shorts essays and questions, you will explore everything from the fears you have as a writer and your reasons for writing to the best times of the day and year and the ideal environment for your writing practice.

In these pages, you’ll find no “shoulds” and no shame. Not everyone can write every day at 5am, and that’s totally okay. Instead, andi will walk you through honest queries and encouragement designed to help YOU be the best writer YOU can be at this time in your life. If you feel overwhelmed or confused by all the writing advice out there, this book will help you sort through it in a way that is authentic and genuine for you.

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Love Letters To Writers: Volume II: Encouragement, Accountability, and Truth-Telling

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Andilit #ad - The letters discuss topics including writing as a parent of a young child, finding the people in your life who get you as a writer, and why marketing can be a helpful tool in the creative process. Each letter is written with writers Cumbo-Floyd knows and loves in mind. Need a companion for your writing expedition? Want a guide who will push you but also understand the struggle? Then, Love Letters To Writers, Volume II is the book for you.

In this second collection of letters, Cumbo-Floyd has compiled 52 letters to support, clarify, challenge, and cajole the writers she knows. If you're looking to find support, love letters To Writers, and a little bit of gentle butt-kicking in your writing life, instruction, Volume II is the book you need.

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Publishable By Death St. Marin's Cozy Mystery Series Book 1

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#ad - Quiet St. All harvey beckett wants to do is read books, help the residents of St. A bookstore, a grumpy newspaper woman, and a murder. Plus, a quiet but charming mechanic named Daniel  isn’t helping with her concentration at all. Publishable by Death is the first book in the St. But when the small, waterside town’s newest resident discovers the body of the community’s persnickety reporter in her bookshop storeroom on opening day, Harvey finds herself bound and determined to figure out the crime.

Marin’s find the perfect book for that moment, and snuggle with her hound dog Mayhem. And a little less alive. Her task won’t be easy, though, since the town is flooded with visitors for the first annual Harriet Tubman Festival to honor the community’s most famous resident. Marin’s has just gotten a little more lively.

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The Fiction Edition - Write the Perfect Read: Make Readers Happy While Propelling Them to the Last Page

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Literary Symmetry #ad - Do you want to write fiction, but don’t understand how to begin the process? are you intimidated by ‘real writers’ who already have books on the market?No matter what experience you have or lack, Write the Perfect Read will take you through each step of story creation and break it down into easy-to-understand instructions with fun examples from both the book and the film industries.

Are you ready to take the next step in your career and write a novel? This comprehensive, succinct guide to writing fiction will teach you to employ the two triangles of writing in less than two hours. In this book you will learn:-how to create a compelling and relatable character-the foolproof formula for plot-never to underestimate the power of setting-What writers are made of and how they can improve their skills and methods-How to fully engage the reader based on brain science, product expectations, and formatting-The options you have for publishing, proofreading, copyediting, and emotional connection-How to navigate through the intimidating world of book services developmental editing, and the pros and cons of each typeIt’s time to write the book that’s been in your heart.

The Fiction Edition - Write the Perfect Read: Make Readers Happy While Propelling Them to the Last Page #ad - Download a sample or purchase your copy now and get writing.

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Light from Distant Stars: A Novel

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Revell #ad - When cohen marah steps over his father's body in the basement embalming room of the family's funeral home, he has no idea that he is stepping into a labyrinth of memory. As the last one to see his father, Cohen is the primary suspect. Over the next week, Cohen's childhood memories come back in living color.

And the two children in the forest who became his friends--and enlisted him in a dark and dangerous undertaking. The game of baseball that somehow kept them together. As the lines blur between what was real and what was imaginary, master story weaver Shawn Smucker relays a tale both eerie and enchanting, one that will have you questioning reality and reaching out for what is true, Cohen is faced with the question he's been avoiding: Did he kill his father?In Light from Distant Stars, good, and genuine.

Light from Distant Stars: A Novel #ad - The dramatic events that led to his father being asked to leave his pastoral position.

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Writing Day In and Day Out: Living a Practice of Words

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#ad - We have to make money. The ugly voices in our head tell us we're not good enough. And yet, if we are writers, we must find a way to the page. Our families and jobs need us. Over and over again. Often one of the hardest things for writers is allowing ourselves the time and space to write when so many other obligations fill our time.

There are a ton of reasons why we choose to not write. The world says that writing doesn't matter much. It's not an easy thing to take time to write. Writing day in and day out is a book for writers who would like to find that time and space and build a practice of writing in their daily lives. In this intimate volume, shares suggestions - but never rules - for how you might find a way to more words in your daily life, Cumbo-Floyd tells about her own writing practice, and offers encouragement for the days when writing seems to be too far away or too painful.

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The 10 Commandments of Author Branding: Embrace Authenticity, Gain Book Ambassadors, and Create Your Tribe

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Curiouser Editing LLC #ad - Shayla’s commandments teach authors how to:Be yourself, not a marketing robot. Choose a social media platform that works for you. Launch your book without slamming your head against a wall. Find book ambassadors who fangirl over your book. Practice consistency rather than giving up after a month. Writing your book is the easy part.

It’s the marketing and branding that make authors pull out their hair. And yet, what if you could approach marketing and branding confidently, knowing you can attract loyal readers for life? What if you could use social media without feeling sleazy? What if book marketing could actually be—gasp!—fun? Friendly and pragmatic, The 10 Commandments of Author Branding is the solution for writers who don’t want to trade their souls for a few book sales.

The 10 Commandments of Author Branding: Embrace Authenticity, Gain Book Ambassadors, and Create Your Tribe #ad - Get ready to embrace authenticity, gain book ambassadors, and create your tribe. Shayla raquel entertains with her quirky wit while offering common sense wisdom to help authors feel excited and prepared when marketing their books. By providing authors practical tips on her award-winning blog, teaching overflowing writer workshops, marketer, Shayla Raquel has coached countless authors over the last decade as an editor, and walking alongside novice writers from first draft to Amazon’s best-sellers lists, and indie publishing advocate.

Each commandment includes a list of action tips for readers to implement their new strategy immediately.

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Build Your Best Writing Life: Essential Strategies for Personal Writing Success

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She's Novel Press #ad - Is there a gap between where you are and where you want to be in your writing life?Maybe you have a drawer full of unfinished manuscripts or a story idea you’re struggling to develop. In this actionable and empowering guide to personal writing success, finish projects you can be proud to share with the world, you’ll know how to harness the simple techniques that can help you win your inner creative battles, Kristen Kieffer shares 25 insightful chapters designed to help you:Cultivate confidence in your skills and storiesDevelop a personal writing habit you can actually sustainImprove your writing ability with tools for intentional growthDiscover what you really want from your writing life—and how to get it!By the end of Build Your Best Writing Life, and work with focus to turn your writing dreams into reality.

Maybe you just can’t seem to sit down and write. No matter the roadblock standing between you and writing success, here’s the good news: You’re capable of becoming the writer you want to be—and that work can begin today. Maybe you’re frustrated with your writing progress or overwhelmed by creative doubt, burnout, or writer’s block.

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The Boy Who Could See Secrets The Magic People Book 1

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#ad - When the anxious, brilliant kid and his 63-year-old friend meet a village of people with special powers, they are whisked into an adventure across time and space to help save the village's children from a man who wants to control them. A tree that sends people through time. A 12-year-old boy with powers. Jedidiah wilson has always wanted to get out of his hometown, but time traveling with his imaginary friend Mavis hadn't been part of the plan.

If you like magical stories, and appreciate a bit of justice, love a good adventure, then you'll love the first book in the Magic People series. Buythe boy who could See Secrets today to begin your journey. His adventure could mean freedom. With mavis's assistance of course. Will jed and mavis be a help to their new friends, or will they just get in the way? The Boy Who Can See Secrets is magical realism for adults and young readers alike.

The Boy Who Could See Secrets The Magic People Book 1 #ad - Using his ability to see secrets and his talent for the classic bait-and-switch, Jed helps the villagers set their plan for freedom in motion.

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Influence: Building a Platform that Elevates Jesus Not Me

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#ad - By utilizing the practical tools, you’ll emerge with new confidence, and discussion questions provided, exercises, awareness, and decision-making clarity--ready to step out and shine the light of Jesus from the platform God has strategically placed beneath your feet. But as a christian, is there a way to gather followers and still follow jesus? is it possible to both build up your stats and take up your cross? How can you reconcile promoting yourself when you’re called to humble yourself, or elevating your name when you're commissioned to elevate Christ's? Authors Kate Motaung and Shannon Popkin know what it’s like to wrestle with these questions.

Your platform isn’t big enough. If you’re a writer, speaker, or ministry leader, perhaps these five words have squelched your desire to share the message burning within. In today’s digital world, speakers and writers are expected to grow their own following--or platform of influence--before gaining access to a microphone or book contract.

Influence: Building a Platform that Elevates Jesus Not Me #ad - Join shannon and kate in this challenge to acknowledge the tension, examine hidden motives, set aside fears, and embrace the high calling of serving Christ. In influence: building a platform that Elevates Jesus Not Me, you’re invited to a platform-building coaching session with the carpenter from Nazareth.

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