Do you think you have nothing to say? Nothing to offer the world?

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Think again!

The Journey of Finding My Voice By Barbara Carter

I once felt I had nothing of valve to offer. Nothing of value to say to the world.

From a young age I was shy and afraid of so many things. In school I hated to read out loud. I feared not knowing a word, of making a mistake. I was so afraid to speak up that I could not bring myself to raise my hand to ask for permission to go to the washroom. Instead, I peed myself, until I learned to fear the embarrassment of doing outweighed the fear of raising my hand and using my voice.

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Writing Process (Generalized Version) By Nathan Nish

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I’m always thinking of story ideas. Sometimes they start “Wouldn’t it be cool if…” or during some bout of existential angst alongside general feelings mixing somewhere between ennui and anomie. In any case, they have to pass what is here referred to as “The Hedberg Rule”; i.e., “If I don’t write it down, it must not be good enough.”

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Book trailers by Dennis Scheel.

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The vast world of advertising can be intimidating to an independent author. When you self-publish your book, you’ll need to find a way to tackle the challenge of advertising. Book tours and author interviews can get your name and book titles out there by telling sources more about yourself and your stories.

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Let’s Ask Billy Johnson

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You ask, “Billy Johnson, whatever possessed an old guy like you to write THE CASSEROLE LADIES?” Reasonable question. I mean after all it’s about five unmarried older Southern women looking for postmortem romance. That topic doesn’t even come close to appealing to the coveted 18-to-34-year-olds marketeers lust after. You could ask a more important question, “Who’d want to publish a book that doesn’t appeal the ideal age demographic?”

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Book of Yeshua by Francis Chapman (Book Review #946)

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Book of Yeshua is a conspiracy thriller about the prophet of God living in the flesh after the crucifixion. The first thing I had to set aside was the historical accuracy and the fact that this was a work of fiction. There were many characters introduced, but the main ones were described well and carried the story forward.

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Angel Six Echo by Robert Appleton (Book Review #945)

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Angel six echo is a sci-fi action-adventure novel written about Gabby, a retired military black op, and her husband, Dalton, a history school teacher. Dalton volunteers to go to Orontes, a disputed mining planet, to fight for the colonies. Gabby goes with him to protect her husband, and so the adventure begins.

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The Soprano, The monster, and the Dragonslayer by Vashti Stopher Klein (Book Review #962)

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The soprano, the monster, and the dragonslayer is a poetry book. It is excellent for healing and is described beautifully. The poems allow you to fantasize and draw the words in your mind. The work is filled with creativity and enables the reader to connect to a greater sense.

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War For Humanity: The Wrath of Black Scar by A. R. Lerwill (Book Review #944)

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The wrath of Black Scar is the first book in the war for humanity series. It’s about a fallen world ravaged by climactic struggle and a boy warrior named Aldber who is given a task to find the opposition leader, Black Scar.

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Faux friends by A. J. McCarthy (Book Review #937)

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Faux friends is a crime thriller story about Chantal Pouliot working with the Quebec police force. Due to a case that has gone wrong, she is given desk duty, but when a new case comes forward, Chantal is eager to jump back into the investigation game. She’d give anything just to get her old status back, and that’s when the story picks up, introducing a thrilling journey of organized crime.

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