The Working Writer's Club

Welcome to the Working Writer’s Club

I’m Suzanne Lieurance, The Working Writer’s Coach and Director of the Working Writer’s Club. Do you want to turn your love of writing into a part time or full time career? Then become a member of our writer’s club (it’s free) and you’ll gain immediate access to a wealth of

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Are You Showing Up?

Just Show Up Make our daily videos part of your morning writing routine. Watch today’s Morning Nudge video here now: Then subscribe to The Morning Nudge on youtube here. Happy writing! The Working Writer’s Coach

Memoir Writing

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How to Write a Memoir – Part 5 – Finishing Touches

by Susie Kinslow Adams Congratulations! You have finally moved from simply wanting to write your memoir to actually writing it. Do not miss the excitement of this moment. Take time to let it soak in. Very few people come this far. You are one step closer to publishing your story.

Writer's Workshops

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How to Write Better Nonfiction – New Audio

If you want to sell nonfiction books or magazine articles, your manuscript has to be better than other submissions the editor receives. Yes, editors have a greater need for nonfiction than for fiction, and your chances of selling nonfiction are therefore greater than your chances of selling fiction are. But

Writing Tips

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Learn How to Make the Most of Your Amazon Author Page

Visit this week and listen to the podcast, Writing Tips from the Working Writer’s Coach. In this week’s episode, Suzanne Lieurance, the Working Writer’s Coach, offers tips for making the most of your Amazon Author Page. There is also a free e-book you can download. Just go here

Freelance Writing


Write What You’re Passionate about in 2017!

Do you love turning things like your family’s recent trip to the beach into an essay, short story or even a tips article? Then personal experience writing is probably a great career choice for you. In fact, you can create your own personal brand with this type of writing. Think

Writing Prompts

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Creative Writing Prompts for the Week

Here are some new creative writing prompts for the week. Use one or more of them to create a new short story or even a book! 1. Helen loved late February because… 2. Cathy knew it was over when Jack walked out and slammed the door. What she didn’t know

Club Member Spotlight

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Victoria Griffin in the Spotlight with a New Course for Writers

Working Writer’s Club member Victoria Griffin recently launched an online course called Edit Like a Pro: Guide to Self-Editing Your Prose. The course consists of 13 videos and 17 worksheets and cheat sheets to guide writers through the stages of editing. It’s designed with fiction writers in mind (short

Book Marketing

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True Publishing Includes Marketing

I was moving from journalism and marketing to creative writing and writing how-to books about the time digital printing was coming into being. I sadly became involved with a company who cloaked their “vanity” status with a small advance and a laudatory letter that praised my work so highly I


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Start a Success Journal

If you keep a personal journal, you already know the many benefits of journaling. But you might not know the power of keeping what I call a Success Journal. A Success Journal is one devoted solely to your writing or your freelance writing business. In this journal, you keep

Writing for Children

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Leveled Reading in Writing for Children

An important and unique aspect of writing for children is that authors need to be aware of and consistently apply established rules for making manuscripts age-appropriate. However, at the same time, it’s important to remember that the rules and leveling tools that are available are of limited value in helping

Strategic Blogging

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Using Drafts to Get Ahead – Blogging Challenge – Day 4

Welcome to Day 4 of our 30-Day Blogging Challenge. If you missed the first 3 days of this blogging challenge, use the links at the bottom of today’s article to go back to those posts with more blogging tips. Now… today I have a quick tip for you that

Build Your Business with a Book

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3 Reasons Why Most People Who Say They Want to Write a Book Will Never Write One

Almost everyone has dreams of writing a book some day. Yet for most people this will never become more than a dream. And thousands of others who do manage to START writing their book will give up midway through and never finish writing it. So Why Don’t More People Write

Become a Writer – Getting Started


How to Create Momentum to Move Your Writing Career Forward

If you’re just starting to build a writing career or your career is stalled, listen to this episode of Writing Tips from the Working Writer’s Coach. You’ll learn how to create the momentum you need in order to propel your writing career forward. Don’t forget to download the study guide

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