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Advice I Wish I’d Been Given When I Started … Part 8

This continues our series asking some seasoned, experienced authors what three key bits of advice they would give new writers that they wished they’d known when they started writing. We all wish someone had given us gems of wisdom that would help us avoid wasting precious time and making serious career mistakes. So I hope hearing the advice from these various authors will help you in your writing journey!

 Today’s post is from author Jackie Castle:

So. You’ve declared yourself a bona fide storyteller, a scribe of fantastical tales, an author in training. And with that admittance comes a sense of peace, of rightness, and a world of craziness.

Yes, craziness. You read that right. Continue Reading…

Advice I Wish I’d Been Given When I Started … Part 7

This continues our series asking some seasoned, experienced authors what three key bits of advice they would give new writers that they wished they’d known when they started writing. We all wish someone had given us gems of wisdom that would help us avoid wasting precious time and making serious career mistakes. So I hope hearing the advice from these various authors will help you in your writing journey!

 Today’s post is from author Amanda Socci:

Are you a new writer? If so congratulations! You are embarking on a wonderful journey of creative expression that is filled with the beauty of words. Writing is a fun activity that gives you the perfect outlet to express your opinions, describe an event, or inform others about something really cool. However, as a new writer, you must take your writing seriously as if it were a paid job, even if you are not paid to write or blog. Continue Reading…

Advice I Wish I’d Been Given When I Started … Part 6

This continues our (somewhat interrupted) series asking some seasoned, experienced authors what three key bits of advice they would give new writers that they wished they’d known when they started writing. We all wish someone had given us gems of wisdom that would help us avoid wasting precious time and making serious career mistakes. So I hope hearing the advice from these various authors will help you in your writing journey! (Check out some of the other recent tips from writers here, here, and here).

 Today’s post is from author Jesse Giles Christiansen:

Hi, thanks for having me guest post here. My novels attempt to marry literary fiction with mystery and suspense. I have two novels: a self-published book entitled About: Journey into the Mystic and a published book entitled Pelican Bay. I’m currently working on two more novels—one a part of a series, and the other a foray into historical fiction. Continue Reading…

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