Tag : Writing a blog

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There is a time when you begin to wonder if what you do is worth all the trouble.  There are times when you sit and try to think about how much work you put into your writing, and then nothing.  It is the feeling you get when you have very little energy and very little …
If you do decide to self-publish, you will need to think about something called “royalties”.  It is always good to compare prices for books and what the price point can do for you in terms of making money with your writing.  The better question you should ask is: how many books does a typical self-published …
In Search of The Lost Ones The purpose of book promotion is to get people interested enough in your book that they go out and buy a copy of it from whichever bookstore you sell your book.  If you have ebooks, you can point your readers to your Kindle copy on Amazon.  It’s a fast …
After much debate, and after many years, come tomorrow, Living a Life of Writing will be getting a bit of a make over.  After four years of the same design, we have decided that new life needs to come to this blog.  The new design will reflect this change.  We hope you will like it.  …
We spoke a lot in January about succeeding as a writer and what that might mean to you. For many people, to succeed means to make money doing what we love. We can try and fight it, but money is an important determiner of many aspects of our welfare, from health to social interactions. There …
I’m still working on my second book.  It has two co-authors, and it is taking as long as the last book took to write.  There is nothing wrong with the time, but there is another learning curve we are on.  We are deciding what should and shouldn’t be published as a book.  A book cover …
What does publishing a book mean to you, are you aiming to make money and learn to improve your writing as you go?  Are you doing all you can to have your book published or are you simply going the self-publishing route to make money faster?  Does it mean one thing — what you intended …
A writer’s life never ends, but sometimes we simply feel that it’s busy, and we have too much paperwork to do. Between living our lives, and working with our writing, we might feel a bit behind, but thank goodness for summer, or at least breaks in the summer.  Never fear, Living a Life of Writing …
Writers need each other; to tell them how they are doing, to tell them if they are doing well or just simply as a person who can offer some type of advice. Whatever the reason, we all need each other, and that is more true once we’ve published a book. I know that so many of …
I admit that the thought of getting a lot of traffic to my blog is nice, but the question I have to ask myself is this: in the end is it the best thing for my blog? I am referring to traffic, which is not the same as readers. Traffic is someone looking here for …
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