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Take Your Publishing Career to the Next Level with a Writing Re-TREAT

Many people want to be authors. They have ideas for a novel, or have dreams of having a best seller, but they are often so caught up in the day-to-day duties and stresses of life that they rarely get time to simply focus on telling their story. One expert writing coach says the best way […]

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November: National Novel Writing Month – Write Your Novel in 30 Days

Each November, there is a writing challenge that takes place around the world. The National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) challenges writers to pen a 50,000-word novel within 30 days. During 2017, over 400,000 people participated in the annual event. Many people like the challenge of writing the novel in one month, but most have no idea what […]

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The Ultimate Gift for the Writer in Your Life: The ability to share their story with the world

Everyone knows someone who would like to write a book someday. Some people may want to write a novel, while entrepreneurs may want to write a book on their area of expertise, still others may be ready to take their writing career to the next level. Many people have one or more ideas floating around […]

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5 Tips from a Writing Coach that Fiction Writers and Entrepreneurs Can Use

Last year, The New York Times published an article titled “Why Kids Can’t Write.” The article points out that many would-be writers struggle with knowing where to start – and a problem that’s not limited to today’s youth. There are millions of adults in the workforce who feel inadequate when it comes to sharing their thoughts in writing. […]

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How a Book Can Grow Your Business

There are millions of entrepreneurs and small business owners today who would like to take their business to the next level.  A writing coach can help both of these groups achieve their goals. “The right book–a book that starts a conversation– can do a lot to scale your business,” explains Annalisa Parent, chief executive officer […]

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A Listing of My Favorite Books: Africa, Asia & Europe

EAST ASIA The prestigious 2011 Dayton Literary Peace Prize for Fiction was awarded to Chang-rae Lee, author of The Surrendered. The Surrendered transcends other war novels with its honest and brutal depiction of human interactions and relationships during the Korean War.  EAST ASIA – Nonfiction Title Author Publisher/Date ISBN13 The Pacific Century Frank Gibney Scribner, […]

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A Listing of My Favorite Books: Americas & Caribbean

NORTH AMERICA . UNITED STATES – Fiction Title Author Publisher/Date ISBN13 A Separate Peace John Knowles Scribner, 2003 743253973 Cannery Row John Steinbeck Penguin, 2002 014200068X Complete Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe Edgar Allan Poe Doubleday, 1966 385074077 East of Eden John Steinbeck Penguin Books, 2002 142004235 For Whom the Bell Tolls Ernest […]

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