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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Expect to Succeed – Morning Nudge Video

Most writers say they want to be successful. Yet so many of these same writers don’t really expect to succeed. Watch this short Morning Nudge video to find out why it is so important to expect to succeed. Subscribe to The Morning Nudge on youtube now. To Your Success,

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

Write a Children's Nonfiction Book

Write a Children’s Nonfiction Book in 30 Days!

In today’s children’s market, nonfiction is hot, hot, HOT! That’s because with current new educational standards, parents, teachers, and librarians are buying nonfiction for kids like never before. Many editors and agents are acquiring a steady diet of nonfiction manuscripts from experienced and new children’s writers alike. Nonfiction can be

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

Joan Leotta

Joan Leotta in the Spotlight

Working Writer’s Club member Joan Leotta is in the spotlight this week. She has lots of publication news to share. Her third picture book, Rosa and the Red Apron came out in December. It is available at Her book, Rosa’s Shell, will be released later this month and

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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Journal Yourself a Little Love

by Patricia Bumpass The holidays and 2016 are now in the history books. And, if you’re like the rest of us, you put a lot of pressure on yourself to be the best in your business. Pressure to take care of your family’s every need. Pressure to be the best

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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Brainstorming Blog Post Ideas – Blogging Challenge Day 2

Welcome to Day 2 of Our Blogging Challenge. Today I’d like to give you some tips for brainstorming blog post ideas based on categories. There is nothing worse than sitting in front of your laptop, attempting to write a new blog post with nothing but a blank screen staring

Build Your Business with a Book

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Clearing the Decks to Write a Book in a Week

I recently spoke with Steve Bustin (at, a speaker colleague from Brighton in the United Kingdom. I learned from Facebook that he had written his book in one week, so I had to talk with him to learn his secrets. While he used many of the same strategies

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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