No Chores Allowed

No Chores Allowed

5 ways to transform your writing practice from drudge to delight.

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Why Every Author Needs Their Own Brand

Why Every Author Needs Their Own Brand

FriesenPress author Suzanne Forcese describes how publishing her book didn’t just change her life, it changed what she believed about herself.

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The Two Things Every Author Must Do To Sell More Books

The Two Things Every Author Must Do To Sell More Books

Two things you must remember if you want to sell books like a master - as shared by a multi-million selling author.

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6 Qualities You Need to be a Successful Author

6 Qualities You Need to be a Successful Author

Most people think they could write a novel, but few actually do. Still, there are thousands of people who do complete one or twenty books. What do they have that so many others do not? As it turns out, there are several qualities that separate actual productive writers from those who merely have great intentions.

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7 Ways to Keep Fresh & Write Your Best

7 Ways to Keep Fresh & Write Your Best

Writers need to keep fit and fresh to work effectively, but sitting at a computer for long hours can produce the opposite effect, hampering both body and mind. Here are some practical tips on how you can sustain your physical and mental well-being throughout the writing day.

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Authors: Beware of Positive Feedback

Authors: Beware of Positive Feedback

When nice words aren’t. Make sure your test readers are telling you what’s true, not just what’s pleasant. 

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Your Book is Not For Everyone

Your Book is Not For Everyone

Your book is not for everyone - and that's a good thing. Award-winning author and marketing executive Rodger Banister tells us why.

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How to Unlock the Power of a Story Edit

How to Unlock the Power of a Story Edit

What’s the first thing you should do after celebrating the first draft of your manuscript? It’s not copy editing, or proofreading... 

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