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The Working Writer's Club

Welcome to the Working Writer’s Club

I’m Suzanne Lieurance, The Working Writer’s Coach and president of the club. I can show you how to turn your love of writing into a part time or full time career. Simply become a member of the club (it’s free) and you’ll gain immediate access to a wealth of articles,

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Creative Caravan Roadshow: Marketing Tips for Writers

During this week’s show, Wendy and Suzanne share marketing tips with authors. Listen to the show here: Check Out Writing Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio with Creative Caravan Road Show on BlogTalkRadio

Writer's Workshops

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Teleclass for February

Reader’s Theater: On With the Show Instructor: Nancy I. Sanders, bestselling and award-winning children’s author of nearly 100 books including Yes! You Can Learn How to Write Children’s Books, Get Them Published, and Build a Successful Writing Career. www.nancyisanders.wordpress.com Teleclass: Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 2:00 PST Have you written

Getting Motivated

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Willpower Cannot Always Be on Call by Irene S. Roth

Do you ever wonder why your willpower tends to dwindle? Do you know why you always start a project with great enthusiasm but this enthusiasm then fades leaving you feeling un-energized and unmotivated? Well, maybe you are putting too much credence and hope in your willpower. Our success as writers

For Writers

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You Can Write Your (Nonfiction) Book in Just 30 Days!

Nothing helps build your business – and your credibility as a leading expert – than your own book. And writing a nonfiction book to build your business doesn’t have to take months to write. Let me show you how to write your book in just 30 days. Find out more

Writing Tips

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Writing Changes: Improving Work Habits by Amy M. O’Quinn

I’ve always been someone who gets things done—eventually. This happens despite all the twists, turns, rabbit trails, and disorganized methods I employ. You might say that I’ve been a ‘fly by the seat of my pants’ writer as well. I’ve usually met deadlines, but most often when they were pressing.

Freelance Writing

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Ten Ways to Sabotage your Writing Goals in 2015 by Cathy Fyock

You want to write your book. You want to get it done in 2015. My guess is that even though you have every intention of writing your book, you may be unwittingly sabotaging your own best efforts. Explore this list and determine if you are getting in your own way.

Club Member Spotlight

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Marge Gower’s Story is Published in Chicken Soup for the Soul

Chicken Soup for the Soul has published Marge Gower’s story “Breaking Beds” in their anthology Thanks to My Mom. The anthology was released in stores on March 17, 2015. This is Marge Gower’s second story in the Chicken Soup series. About the Book A mother’s job is never done,

Romance Writing

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Love in Exotic Locations by Wendy Dewar Hughes

I love to travel and have been a few places in my life, including living at an eighteenth-century estate in the South of France, spending a winter in a Swiss chalet in a tiny village on the side of an alp, touring Britain in a mini motorhome, and snorkelling in

Become a Writer – Getting Started

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Writers’ Conferences: A Getaway with Benefits by Laura Kuschel

As an aspiring writer or a published author, it’s always in your best interests to attend a writers’ conference. This is where you learn, network and maybe even get published. But how do you choose the right one to attend? Or how do you prepare for one? And why should

Book Marketing

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Building Online Presence – A Guide for Authors

by Corrin Foster Nearly 1.47 billion people utilize social media worldwide. Authors now have the unique opportunity to create a platform and generate buzz for their book by tapping into an engaged and passionate demographic of readers. As social media continues to evolve and new platforms are introduced, it can

Memoir Writing

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Advice for Aspiring Memoirists by Dorit Sasson

It’s been another beautiful and productive morning at the nearby coffee shop. I feel so blessed to make daily progress with my memoir, Accidental Soldier: What My Service in the Israel Defense Forces Taught Me about Faith, Courage and Love. But there was a time when I was just

Journaling

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Journaling to Boost Your Writing Confidence by Mari L. McCarthy

“And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.” – Sylvia Plath Writing takes courage and determination – whether you are penning your very first article or you

Writing for Children

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Ready or Not! Where’s Your Resume? by Nancy I. Sanders

If you’re attending a conference, one tool you should prepare is a resume. For a writer, a resume is part of a standard manuscript proposal. However, not all resumes look the same. My older son has been a social worker and also a career placement counselor. He helped clients locate

Jobs for Writers

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How to Find High Paying Writing Jobs

Here’s a question I get asked all the time from beginning freelance writers: How do I find the high paying writing jobs and not get bogged down with small paying assignments that just eat up my time? Here’s my answer to that. If you want to find high paying writing

Magazine Writing

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Write for Magazines: To Become a Working Writer, Break in with Fillers!

If you want to write for magazines you should be querying the magazines you wish to write for on a regular basis. But here’s a faster way to break in at some of your favorite markets. Write fillers to become a Working Writer. Fillers are those short pieces that

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