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3 free books for writers that will help you market your novel

100% Free. Yup. Zero dollars. That’s how much these very useful titles, that will help you market your book, cost on Amazon. None of these...

Copy these 15 author websites to make yours stand out

What does it take for an author website to truly stand out? It’s important that a website loads fast and looks professional, but what are...

What does our writing owe us?

What does our literary work owe us in return for bringing it out into the world? If you’re a professional writer, it owes you a...

Come war, come homelessness I will keep on writing

In October, Nigerian author, Uchenna Awoke, became the first featured writer for the Pioneer Valley Writers’ Workshop’s (PVWW) Writing Across Borders Program. Uchenna did a...

Finding the poets & writers among the 2021 MacArthur ‘Genius Grants’ fellows

There are three poets on this year’s list of MacArthur ‘Genius Grants’ fellows; Hanif Abdurraqib, Reginald Dwayne Betts, and Don Mee Choi. This is the...

Questions every author must ask their web developer

You finally got your website done you love how it turned out. You have a new book out and you want it updated to the...

Writing groups that thrive do these 15 things

I’ve been in more than my fair share of writing groups. I find them to be interesting spaces where magic can happen and sparks can...

Over 3 million books later, Manyika reflects on the meaning of success

Sarah Ladipo Manyika has sold millions of copies of her books. Her debut novel, In Dependence, is an international bestseller and was in 2019 reissued...

Amina Jordan-Mendez on finding space for the full expression of self

Amina Jordan-Mendez is a poet, spoken word artist, and educator from Western Massachusetts. They are the 2020-21 Straw Dog Writers Guild Emerging Writers Fellow and...

7 writers on ‘Lessons I learnt from my first book’

Often, as first-time writers, we struggle, stumble, and get stuck. And yet this path has been walked upon by many who have come before us....
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