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Mark-Young

Mark Young

Mark Young is an American novelist. He worked as a police officer with the Santa Rosa Police Department...
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Judy Nickles/Gwyneth Greer

Judy Nickles is a former teacher, avid genealogist, intrepid traveler,  Kindle-reader of mystery and suspense, and spinner of...
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figuratio

figuratio is an Australian author living in Wollongong, south of Sydney. He is married with three grown-up children....
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BarbaraBillig

Barbara Billig

Barbara Griffin Billig graduated from Washington University in St. Louis at age nineteen with a degree in biology...
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Matt Grawitch

Matt Grawitch grew up in the Midwestern U.S. as the youngest of eleven children. Reading was a way to...
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Heather Young

Heather Young was born and raised in Ottawa, Ontario where she first developed her love of horses at...
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RSS The Indie Writer’s Guide

  • Cover Story – how I produced my own Book Cover at no cost. October 13, 2014
    An article about designing a book cover, extracted and abridged from the blog downwritefiction. The author describes how he used images and ideas from his novel to produce a book cover at no cost.
    Philip Lee
  • Writing “Vintage” Fiction October 8, 2014
    Writing realistically outside our contemporary era requires a ton of research. Vintage romance author Judy Nickles shares some topics and links to help you get 'the big picture'.
    Judy Nickles
  • What’s your crutch word? September 14, 2014
    I don’t know if it’s just me or other authors also have a certain word that they inadvertently repeat while writing. After I wrote my very first draft, I realized that my crutch word was ‘felt‘. My editor had pointed it out to me. I understand that writing is best done spontaneously and not if […]
    Aditi Chopra
  • Why should authors care about Google+? September 13, 2014
    This article reviews why some people believe Google+ is the best social media platform for authors. It outlines both the pros and cons and suggests that given the preference Google gives to content posted on Google+, authors cannot afford not to use it.
    Jennifer Ellis
  • DEALING WITH NEGATIVE CRITICISM September 9, 2014
    When someone posts unkind comments about your book, what do you do? Do you ignore them, do you argue back, or do you try to learn from them? That depends on the nature of the comments—and the kind of person you’d be dealing with.
    David Wolf
  • 5 Creative Writing Prompts September 3, 2014
    Creative writing prompts are useful when you might experience a dearth of ideas and inspirations, or experience ‘writer’s block’, which can directly affect your productivity. The truth is, just like everything else, there is a solution for this problem. Just like a painter needs his muse, a writer needs his or her ideas and they […]
    Hiten Vyas

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