How I Balanced Parenting & Publishing

How I Balanced Parenting & Publishing

Publishing a book as a stay-at-home-parent can feel intimidating, but it doesn't have to BE intimidating. Here’s how FriesenPress author Malgosia Krol balanced parenting and publishing her award-winning children’s book Quest-terrestrials Vol 1.

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3 Deep Breaths for Writing Success

3 Deep Breaths for Writing Success

Summertime means slowing it down. Here’s how being mindful about a slower pace can help you engage your senses for productive (and exciting) writing sessions.

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3 Rules for Nurturing Your Writing Voice

3 Rules for Nurturing Your Writing Voice

As a writer, voice is everything. When you “find your voice,” you feel a whole lot more competent. How do you get there? Here are three critical voice-discovering rules to try.

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5 Ways to Fall in Love with Writing This Summer

5 Ways to Fall in Love with Writing This Summer

There are many ways to 'get it done', but the best way to write your book is to love doing it. What's not to love about summer?

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Turn Your Favourite Writer into Your Writing Mentor

Turn Your Favourite Writer into Your Writing Mentor

With a little effort and the right mindset, you can make a writing mentor out of someone you’ve never met. All you need is an eye for work that speaks to you and a willingness to get lost in a writer’s world.

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No Chores Allowed

No Chores Allowed

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

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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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