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Traditional vs. Self-Published Authors: Who are the True Professionals?

by Dr Dallas John Baker   The debate around what constitutes a professional author has been going on for a

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I am, I am, I am: The Rhythm of the Line

by Shastra Deo   What is the difference between poetry and prose writing? I’ll try to write my way to

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Don’t be boring! How to Write Engaging Picture Books…

A Second Guest Post by Children’s Author Megan Higginson   In my last post The Number One Myth About Writing

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The Number One Myth About Writing for Children…Busted!

A Guest Post by Children’s Author Megan Higginson   Picture books are easy to write. Right! Publishers are inundated by

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How to Self-Publish and Sell Books

A Guest Post by Christopher Fielden   The internet has changed the publishing industry immeasurably over the last few years.

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Show, Don’t Tell…

  I’d like to begin this post by sharing the following quote: There are three areas in which the writer

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The Power of Symbolism

  Following on from Maria’s previous post, which covered theme, I’d like to talk a little about symbolism. I should

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