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A Guide to Self-Publishing in Canada

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If you’re like me, and considering the self-publishing route for your next novel, then this guide is for you.   Self-publishing is a route many authors are now choosing to publish their stories. There are two main paths to take when self-publishing, all by yourself from start to finish, or with the help of a publishing […]

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Create Bestselling Novels with Conflict

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  Conflict sits at the very core of your story, it is what draws people to stay up all hours of the night, reading through blurry eyes. This isn’t surprising considering it’s human nature to gravitate towards disasters. They fascinate us to no end. Gossip, and drama keeps people awake in their office, and don’t […]

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Writer’s Block Doesn’t Exist

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Never let ‘Writer’s Block’ slow your progress, and break your confidence again.   Writer’s block has plagued all writers, and it hits you when you least expect it. This doesn’t need to be a big, bad, terrible thing – look at it as a learning experience. This is the time for you to get in […]

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World Building Guide: Fantasy Novels | TheMobileAuthor

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The characteristics of World Building you need to know to create a fully immersive world that your readers will be immersed in.   I first became enthralled with fantasy novels when I read The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. I may have read other fantasy novels before that one, but the incredibly unique and outrageous […]

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Beyond the Glitter – #WEP

I have yet to share any of my writing with you lovely people, and that is about to change now. This is not a large piece by any means – in fact – it’s just a small flash fiction, but I’m excited to share it with everyone!  I’ve written this piece for the Write – […]

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What’s Holding You Back?

Let’s get real here, everybody has something that is holding them back in one way or another. Maybe something is keeping you from that career you always wanted, the travelling that you dream about, or a hobby you have always wanted to get into. What about the actual barriers themselves? What do they look like? […]

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I’m Beyond Terrified – and I Love It

I recently read this post by David Kadavy and it truly inspired me. I’ve been holding myself back, having no faith that I can accomplish my goals. His article put so much into perspective for me, I had misconceived perceptions about the publishing world, you see. It had never crossed my mind to just put […]

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Reading is Important for Writers – But Not Why You Think

  Everyone who asks for writing advice is told to read more. Reading is how you will learn to craft beautiful sentences, engaging scenes, and solid plot structure. A variety of writing styles exist in the market and reading books from many authors will expose you to these – allowing you to find a style […]

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Scenes So Good Your Readers Cry

Writing riveting scenes for your book is no easy task – there are cliches to avoid, emotions that need to be felt, and a plot line to move forward. If the scenes that you have written so far seem a little lack lustre, you are not alone my friend. The ultimate goal of every scene […]

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