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Stop Seeking Perfection and Approval

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Today Only, Get 6 Top Writing Books for just $0.99!

I’ve teamed up with a great group of authors to provide you with some of the best books on writing available, for just $0.99 each! Today only!

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Writing Contest: You Deserve to be Inspired

I’m happy to announce Positive Writer’s 4th Writing Contest. This contest is all about you.

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Writers and Artists: Achieve Your Goals in the New Year!

I get asked all the time about how I write so much, how I publish so many books and blog articles, and promote all of my work at the same time.

It’s not easy. But obviously, it’s not impossible. However, I used to struggle, until I learned that the old adage is true, work smarter and not harder.

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You’re Better at Selling Your Writing Than You Think (Tips that Work!)

Note: This is a guest post by Bryan Cohen. He is an author, a podcaster, and a coach. His 40+ books have been downloaded nearly half a million times. If you’re interested in finding out more about selling, pick up a free cheat sheet on the subject at sellingforauthors.com

Most authors believe they’re no good at selling.

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3 Ways To Get Your Writing Back to: Awesome

Are you tired of struggling, feeling unmotivated, or just plain stuck? Are the words kind there but not there? On the tip of your tongue but unable to tap them.

Are you tired of feeling like crap because you’re not writing as much, or even as well as you know you could and should? Is procrastination killing you a little more each time you don’t actually write anything when you want to?

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9 Crippling Beliefs Holding Writers Back From Writing Their Book (and How to Overcome Them)

Note: This is a guest post by Ayodeji Awosika. He is a writing coach who helps aspiring writers develop confidence, build writing habits, and launch their writing careers into the stratosphere. Visit his website to receive your free guide: The Ultimate Guide to Writing Your First Book.

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Admit it.

You’ve been thinking about writing a book for a while now. Maybe you’ve even spent years thinking about it.

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Why No One Is Paying Attention To You (And How to Change It)

Everyone wants to know how to get more attention for their work, but not everyone is willing to do what it takes. The question you have to ask yourself is a simple one, and yet, it’s profound and can change everything. Are you willing to do what it takes?

If yes, continue. If no, then stop reading now.

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An Interview with Jeff Goins about Writing and Building an Audience

Jeff is the author of Goins Writer one of the most popular writing blogs online, the author of “Wrecked” and his latest book, “The Art of Work,” which has become a runaway national bestseller. He’s also the teacher of one of the fastest growing online courses for writers, Tribe Writers.

As renowned as Jeff has become, he’s still a down-to-earth guy, whose number one goal is to help his fellow writers reach their writing goals, find their tribe and make a living doing what they love.

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The One Literary Agent Interview All Writers Need To Read

I recently had the good fortune of interviewing the literary agent, Mark Gottlieb, who has ranked #1 among Literary Agents on Publishers Marketplace. This interview was an eye opener for me. If you’re an author, trust me, you’re going to want to read it.

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Most agent interviews are boring, so with that in mind, I did not ask Mark what his favorite color is or why he became an agent or anything that would put you to sleep. This interview is filled with serious questions that directly matter to you, as an author considering self-publishing or traditional publishing.

If you’ve considered self-publishing and wondered how many units you would need to sell in order to interest a traditional publisher, today you’re going to find out where that number starts.

You might not like all of the answers, but I will tell you this, as an author, you need to know them. And there are very few agents on the planet that know the answers as well as Mark does. He’s a straight shooter and not interested in blowing any smoke, so strap in and become informed.

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Inspiration for the Modern Creative Person (You!)

One of the sad realities of our time is that thanks to movies, TV shows and yes, even books, we’ve come to expect success as something that will happen like a lightning bolt.

You work hard and create something incredible and CRACK – BOOM you hit the big time and everyone loves it, buys thousands upon thousands of copies, and you become rich, famous, and an all around badass success.

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