All posts by Donna Best

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  • Should Amazon Self-Publishers Write Longer Books?- copy - W
    Should Amazon Self-Publishers Write Longer Books?- copy

    Share, Pin or Retweet If You Love Writing! Authors who use Amazon’s KDP Select program, which includes the Kindle Lending Library and Kindle Unlimited, will be compensated in a new way as of July 1, 2015. Previously,...

    • Posted November 11, 2015
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  • Tips On Staying Focused While Writing

    Share, Pin or Retweet If You Love Writing! Isn’t it ironic that I’m having a hard time focusing on this list of tips to help people focus? As I struggle to keep deadlines, I realize that my...

    • Posted September 18, 2015
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  • Write More and Improve Your Writing

     Share, Pin or Retweet If You Love Writing! The fastest way to improve your writing is… .. To do more of it. I don’t know about you, but I’m not the world’s best writer . There are days...

    • Posted September 17, 2015
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  • Getting Back to Writing After A Long Break

    Share, Pin or Retweet If You Love Writing! If you’ve taken a hiatus from writing for whatever reason and are feeling some anxiety about getting back into the game, don’t worry. It’s a perfectly natural feeling, but...

    • Posted September 16, 2015
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  • Writing is Discovering What You Don’t Know!

    Share, Pin or Retweet If You Love Writing! Lately people have been asking me what I’m working on. A perfectly reasonable question, though one that strikes terror and dread in the hearts of most writers. If we’re...

    • Posted September 15, 2015
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  • 5 Ways To Get More Out Of Your Writing Day
    Making The Time to Write Every Day

    Share, Pin or Retweet If You Love Writing! One of the biggest problems writers face (80% of Writers’ Huddle members said they struggle with this) is finding enough time to write. You’ve probably tried some of the...

    • Posted September 14, 2015
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  • Is Your Manuscript Ready for Submission?

    Share, Pin or Retweet If You Love Writing! The short answer is, you don’t know. You can only send it out and see what response you get. That’s agony. You want to be accepted and published, but...

    • Posted September 11, 2015
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  • Self-Publishing Can Be Painless - Writer's Life.org
    Self-Publishing Can Be Painless

    Share, Pin or Retweet If You Love Writing! It's been about a month and a half since I self-published How to Write a Novel: 47 Rules for Writing a Stupendously Awesome Novel That You Will Love Forever. Both...

    • Posted September 10, 2015
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  • Should Your Fiction Narrative Be Plot or Character Driven? - Writer
    Should Your Fiction Narrative Be Plot or Character Driven?

    Share, Pin or Retweet If You Love Writing! ish me luck.  I’m about to dive into one of the eternal debates among writers.  Which is “better”: a plot-driven story or a character-driven story? If you’re not familiar...

    • Posted September 9, 2015
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  • What's the Difference Between Science Fiction and Fantasy Fictio
    What’s the Difference Between Science Fiction and Fantasy Fiction?

    Share, Pin Or Retweet If You Love Writing! In the introduction to an episode of The Twilight Zone, Rod Serling said: “It’s been said that science fiction and fantasy are two different things. Science fiction—the improbable made...

    • Posted September 8, 2015
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