Write 2 Be Magazine

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Letter from the Editor

This month I wanted to focus on the things that are necessary when you’re making writing your business. The things that some of us, quite frankly, would probably rather pay … Continue reading

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Spoken Word Poetry: “When Love Arrives” by Sarah Kay & Phil Kaye

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Feature Interview with Cyrus Webb from Conversations Magazine

To some, Cyrus Webb is the Male Oprah. After all, he is from her home state of Mississippi and has a radio and television show, an internationally recognized book club … Continue reading

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Feature Book Review by Chloe Metzger: The Second Life of Amy Archer by R.S Pateman

Your daughter has been missing for 10 years, she’s standing at your door and hasn’t aged a day. For the past 10 years Beth Archer has been struggling to cope … Continue reading

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Blog Spotlight: JocsNoteBook by Jocelyn Drawhorn

I have been following this blog for several months now and I have been thoroughly entertained every time that I read a post from its wonderful writer Jocelyn Drawhorn. Her … Continue reading

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Women Writers Need Women Writers by Wendy Pratt

When I first started writing this article I thought it was going to be about feminism and the modern woman, and how women writers struggle to get published. But that’s … Continue reading

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5 Ways To Find The Profitable Side Of Freelance Writing by Jack Bairstow

If you’re a freelance writer and you weren’t even aware that there was a truly profitable aspect of the business, maybe you just haven’t found your niche. Depending on who … Continue reading

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Writers Block Got Your Blog Down? 32 Tips to Get Unstuck and Zoomin’ in Social Media! by Pam Moore

So it’s Monday morning after a holiday weekend. You haven’t written a new blog post since last Wednesday. Don’t say the word… please don’t say it… okay…we’ll whisper it…shhhh… “writers … Continue reading

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From Beginner to Expert: The Art of the Guest Post by Britney Fuller

Whether you are considering guest posting or have been on blogs for some time now, there is definitely an art to writing them online. The goal is not to publish … Continue reading

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Guest Posting: Hardest and Easiest Way to Grow Your Traffic by Markco E Polo

Two Facts About Guest Posting The fastest way to grow a blog in the entire world is with guest posting. The hardest way to grow a blog in the entire … Continue reading

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The Truth About Branding For Authors by Al Bargen

Whether you like it or not, you are being judged. From the moment you make your book available for sale, potential clients or readers are making judgments of your brand, … Continue reading

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Dear Writer: Your Book Is a Product by Tony A Grayson

Summary Writers are artists. Whether they write to entertain or to inform, they tend to be sure-footed and independent presenters of a product. Such traits often hinder new writers of … Continue reading

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7 Reasons You Need A Business Plan For Your Book by Patrice Turner

Don’t think in terms of a 50-page document. Think of a simple one or two page creation that will keep your writing and marketing focused and on track. Here are … Continue reading

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Marketing Your Book Yourself by Md. S Hoque

Think like a publisher, because you are one. The self-publishing industry has opened up the possibility of writing a book and getting it published easier than ever. To the dismay … Continue reading

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Book Marketing – Yesterday and Today (Online Marketing Strategies to Use in 2014) by Karen Cioffi

“The Times They Are A-Changin.’” Bob Dylan’s title to his 1964 album is still right on the mark in regard to today’s book marketing arena. In fact, we might say … Continue reading

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25 Tested Marketing Tips for Self-Published Authors by Harriet Hodgson

When you finished your book, chances are you thought the hard work was done. You had an idea, planned the book, and wrote it. In truth, the real work of … Continue reading

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How to Sell Books on LinkedIn by Kim Staflund

It’s the largest business networking site in the world and is the second-largest social networking site overall (after Facebook). Here are some tips: Your profile functions as an online resume. … Continue reading

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Reasons Why You Should Use Kindle Books To Build Your Business by Kay Franklin

Creating a Kindle book is free and has many advantages, one of which is that is will really help your online business to grow. Uploading your book to the Kindle … Continue reading

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5 Reasons Why Your Book Should Have a Book Trailer Video by Laura I Dowers

The traditional route for seeing your book in print – submission to a literary agent who will then try to get a publishing house interested in your work – is … Continue reading

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How To Put Together Your Own Book Blog Tour by Gillian Felix

When I published my first novel back in July of 2013, I knew nothing about book marketing. Then I discovered blog tours. Here’s a few quick tips to get you … Continue reading

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So You Think You Know About Social Media By Gabriella Sannino

Erm – I hate to burst your bubble… but I’m about to burst your bubble. So, if you’re a Twitter-holic and this particular medium can do no wrong, stop now. … Continue reading

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Smart Social Media Planning for New Authors by Marquita A Herald

Once upon a time – not so long ago – social media was a new and interesting alternative for progressive marketing plans. Oh how times have changed! Today, establishing a … Continue reading

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Internet Marketing Pep Talk For Struggling Entrepreneurs by Randall A Magwood

Is getting website traffic a hard thing for you to do? For most people it is, and it’s sad – because it’s so easy to do. Now if you’re on … Continue reading

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Spoken Word Poetry: You’re Beautiful by Trae Elijah

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Spoken Word Poetry: Is Love Dead? by Dustin

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Writing Contests to Check Out

Aesthetica Creative Writing Award Win £500 and publication with the Aesthetica Creative Writing Award! Aesthetica Magazine is inviting all writers and poets to submit their work into the Creative Writing … Continue reading

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Spoken Word Poetry: If I Should Have a Daughter by Sarah Kay

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Blog Spotlight: The Renegade Writer: Living and Loving the Freelance Life on Your Own Terms blog by Linda Formichelli & Dianna Burrell

This blog is packed with a lot of helpful information for writers who are either just getting started with their freelancing careers or those who are well into their careers … Continue reading

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Write 2 Be Challenge

Be a part of the Write 2 Be movement. Do you feel held back by the way society tries to make you fit into their expectations? Write 2 Be would … Continue reading

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Quentin Tarantino On Making Movies

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Screenwriting Lecture: Susannah Grant

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Interview of The Social Network Screenwriter, Aaron Sorkin

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Screenwriters Lecture with Abi Morgan

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Spoken Word Poetry: Who Am I by Nate Williams

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Spoken Word Poetry: Depression & Teach Me by Rachel Rensby

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Feature Book Review by Chloe Metzger

Others of my kind by James Sallis Jenny Rowan has spent years re-building her life. After being kidnapped at the age of eight by a paedophile and kept under his … Continue reading

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Author Interview with A.J. Williams

AJ has always had a passion for empowering women, especially the portrayal of women in media. From this passion AJ started her own media production company. A.Willa Media is named … Continue reading

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Spoken Word Poetry: Open-Hearted Beauty by Ahlaam Loves

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