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Some useful tips and suggestions for writers and self-publishers:

Self publishing is changing the marketplace. Here’s a look at Some interesting winners and losers in this process: Ten Ways Self-Publishing Has Changed the Book Industry.

Tips on writer gender-specific dialogue.

Marketing ideas for non-fiction that can be applied to marketing novels.

Rules are made to be broken, right? Well… Maybe… Writing Rules: 10 Experts Take on the Writer’s Rulebook

Part of good novel writing is the “torturing” of your characters — here’s a good place to engage in this: Creating emotional frustration in your characters.

Writing a “hook” that grabs the reader (and perhaps an editor) is essential for success. Here are some tips: Grab the Reader from Page One.