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How to Achieve Effective Social Media Promotion for your Ebook

February 4th, 2014 2 comments

Being an independent writer has many perks, not the least of which is the ability to maintain complete creative control over your work; whether you’re completing a work of fiction or a technical manual, that control can mark the difference between staying personally motivated and allowing a publishing house to have their hands wrapped too tightly around your work. Read more…

Stuff going on in my life right now

January 7th, 2014 3 comments

This is not a proper post. It’s a post about why there’s no post this week. Read more…

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The Best Of GMW From 2013

December 31st, 2013 No comments

Howdy! I hope 2013 was great for you and you got lots of writing done! I bet I can guess what your new year’s resolution is. To celebrate, here are some of the best Get Me Writing posts from this year. Enjoy! Read more…

Learn From Other Writers by Copying Them

December 10th, 2013 3 comments

Obviously plagiarism is not cool, nor recommended. But outright copying something you love has its place. Here’s one way to learn from stories you admire. Read more…

How to Write Your Second Book

December 7th, 2013 2 comments

Writing a book can be a daunting prospect, even if you’ve done one before. In today’s post Bryan Cohen, author and creative coach, let’s us in on a little secret to writing your second book. First-time authors will be interested to read this too.

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How To Create A Productive State Of Mind

December 3rd, 2013 1 comment

Have you ever experienced a really productive afternoon? Probably. But can you remember your state of mind? I can, and when I think about it, it’s not what I was expecting. Read more…

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What Can You Learn From Your Future Self?

November 26th, 2013 3 comments

I want to tell you a couple of shameful stories. The reason for these confessions will become clear. Then, if you like, you can share some stories of your own. Read more…

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What Gets You Writing?

November 19th, 2013 10 comments

It sometimes pays to take things back to basics. So this post is simply about what gets me writing. Read more…

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How I’m Focussing my Writing Routine

November 12th, 2013 No comments

I wrote recently about my lack of focus and how I’m combating a wandering mind. But I’m fighting this battle on two fronts! The second is how I organise my day. Read more…

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How I’ll Replace Distracting Thoughts With Writerly Ones

November 5th, 2013 9 comments

I need to remove distractions. This is not as simple as removing them from my work environment – this is about removing them from my mind. Read more…

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