Tips on (Apparently) Traditional Publishing – by Joy Fetters

Hey, all!  Sorry in advance that this post is so short—I completely forgot that this was my week to write a post and I’ve been doing homework all day, so…it’s probably going to be pretty short! 😀 So, I never actually thought that I would be the expert on this in the group—I honestly expected …

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The Juggle is Real: Balancing Writing Projects – by Laura Ingermann

Some time ago, we encouraged you not to fall into the “story factory”-trap, churning out book after book in rapid succession until you’ve burned yourself out. Yet it’s also true that if the gaps between your book releases become too big, readers tend to move on, either because they’ve forgotten about you, become too frustrated …

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Prioritizing When You Are Your Own Publishing House – by Renee Dugan

There are lots of pros and cons to whichever path of publishing you choose to pursue, and I covered a few of them on my own blog in a post that CITW shared with y’all last week (5 Reasons Why I Chose Self-Publishing over Traditional). But one of the big pros of mainstream publishing is …

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Christmas Gifts for Writers! – by Holly Ash

Christmas will be here before you know it and if you’re lucky there’s a writer on your list this year. Now we understand that writers are an odd bunch who spend excessive amounts of time  staring blankly at a computer screen while mumbling incoherently to people who only exist in their mind, and you might …

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The Pulp Writing Dilemma – By Laura Ingermann

The NaNoWriMo Conundrum I’m participating in NaNoWriMo this year, and this time, I’m totally sure I’ll win. I was also sure that I’d win last year, but at exactly 9,999 words, I threw in the towel and abandoned my project. And I was totally baffled when it happened. Before I had joined NaNo last year, …

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Writing Tips for the Insanely Scheduled: How to Find Time to Write When Your Schedule is Insane – by Joy Fetters

I wish I could say that it was easy to find time to write, even on the busiest days of your life.  I also wish that I could say that writing always comes easily and quickly.  Unfortunately, that’s not always the case. As my best friends (the other CITW founders) would happily tell you, I …

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