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WEbook Introduces Publishing Platform - mediabistro.com

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WEbook Introduces Publishing Platform
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Online writing community WEbook.com is getting into publishing with a new crowd-based publishing program.
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Author Resources

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www.fiverr.com - This site is FILLED with resources that can be used by authors who are looking to get their book promoted, edited, reviewed, designed, etc.  All you have to do is sign up for a FREE...
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Resources for authors.

 

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Self-Publishing Platforms like Toronto's Wattpad Report Strong 2013 - BetaKit

Self-Publishing Platforms like Toronto's Wattpad Report Strong 2013 - BetaKit | Authors in Motion | Scoop.it
Self-Publishing Platforms like Toronto's Wattpad Report Strong 2013
BetaKit
This latter company is also a self-publishing services.
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And they said self-publishing wouldn't take off!!!!

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9 Famous Authors Rejected by Publishers - Writers Circle

9 Famous Authors Rejected by Publishers - Writers Circle | Authors in Motion | Scoop.it
By Stephanie Ostroff Manuscript complete, a young British writer dashed off his first novel for review by a publishing house. The premise of his book was simple enough: a band of schoolboys struggles to survive on an uninhabited island.
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After one hundred rejections, I chose self publishing.

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Create A KILLER Twitter Marketing Strategy (For Authors) | Kindle Publishing Help

Create A KILLER Twitter Marketing Strategy (For Authors) | Kindle Publishing Help | Authors in Motion | Scoop.it
Creating a Twitter marketing strategy.Creating a Facebook marketing (Create A KILLER Twitter Marketing Strategy (For Authors) | Kindle Publishing Help http://t.co/0qvhizHZ9a)...
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Authors Get Tutoring on Book Self-Publishing - Canadian National Newspaper

Authors Get Tutoring on Book Self-Publishing - Canadian National Newspaper | Authors in Motion | Scoop.it
Canadian National Newspaper Authors Get Tutoring on Book Self-Publishing Canadian National Newspaper Self-publishing is now a new concept that has helped a lot of aspiring authors get their work published in print and electronically and this is...
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Has anybody tried this?

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how to use two different profile picture in facebook

how to use two different profile picture in facebook | Authors in Motion | Scoop.it
make two profile pictures for your facebook account (How to use two different profile picture in Facebook (Hacker News) http://t.co/K6Ip0E6eGm)
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Photoshop

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12 excellent Photoshop tutorials geared toward beginners. If you’re a complete novice or a casual user of this software, you’ve stopped by the right place. Seriously! (12 excellent Photoshop tutorials geared toward beginners.
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52 Tips to Get Unstuck in 2014 - Huffington Post

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52 Tips to Get Unstuck in 2014
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Write down what you really want to achieve in your life... write from the heart not from your head. 22. Attend a meetup or a conference where you're likely to meet interesting people.
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Daily Telegraph January 1 1914 - Telegraph

Daily Telegraph January 1 1914 - Telegraph | Authors in Motion | Scoop.it
Starting today - view and read the complete Daily Telegraph from 100 years ago (From today Daily Telegraph is publishing the whole paper from 100 years ago. Impressive … but will anyone read it?
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Will you read?

 

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Editing Your Life's Stories Can Create Happier Endings - NPR (blog)

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Editing Your Life's Stories Can Create Happier Endings
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You can even try story-editing yourself at home with these writing exercises. Simply pick a troubling event. And write about it for 15 minutes each day for four days.
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Writing yourself to health. 

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Top 10 Query Problems & the Tutorials That Solve Them | Indies ...

Top 10 Query Problems & the Tutorials That Solve Them | Indies ... | Authors in Motion | Scoop.it
Over the past year, we've run a lot of excellent tutorials here at Indies Unlimited. Many times, when dealing with ...
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Resizing Photographs particularly usefel

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Pixels, Image Size and Resolution – Design & Illustration – Tuts+

Pixels, Image Size and Resolution – Design & Illustration – Tuts+ | Authors in Motion | Scoop.it
Are you new to Photoshop? Have you been trying to teach yourself the basics of Photoshop but have found the amount of educational material available on the net a bit overwhelming? As the world’s #1 Photoshop site, we’ve published a lot of tutorials.
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Guest Post: Amy Morse – 9 Tips on Pinterest for Writers | SM4 Writers

Guest Post: Amy Morse – 9 Tips on Pinterest for Writers | SM4 Writers | Authors in Motion | Scoop.it
We're in the middle of a Social Media revolution. There is information everywhere about Social Media, and it is now an essential part of the marketing mix for writers building their platform and reputation.
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2014 Goal.  Set up a Pinterest Account

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Finding Your Writer's Voice

Finding Your Writer's Voice | Authors in Motion | Scoop.it
Discovering the honest authenticity of Your Writer's Voice is not a writing exercise, it’s a quest worthy of any mythic hero.
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I once lost my "voice"  at a writer's club, quit, and wecomed it back..  Great article.  Thanks.

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Six reading tips for writers (another guest blog post for 49 Writers ...

In Reading Like a Writer, A Guide for People Who Love Books and For Those Who Want To Write Them, Francine Prose recommends close reading, comparing the technique to watching someone dance and later, secretly ...
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Great advice.  Thanks for sharing.

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The Writers Union of Canada is asking members if Self-Publishing authors should be accepted…. hahahahahahaha! | POD Global

The Writers Union of Canada is asking members if Self-Publishing authors should be accepted…. hahahahahahaha! | POD Global | Authors in Motion | Scoop.it
#IndiePub Writers' Guild questioning membership of Self Pub Authors #Seriously? #Publishing http://t.co/Yu1xncKhqH
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Self-published authors are professionals, too.  Unionized....Yukkkkk

I spent oodles and oodles of hours writing, rewriting and rewriting.  Publishers didn't care. 

 

 

Amazon.com

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Amazon.uk

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Amazon.ca

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A Hodgepodge of Useful Bits & Pieces - January 2013 - The Digital ...

A Hodgepodge of Useful Bits & Pieces - January 2013 - The Digital ... | Authors in Motion | Scoop.it
Dean Wesley Smith's “The New World of Publishing: Some Perspective on 2013” is an excellent read for writers as it delves into his prognostications for the upcoming year as well as a recap of the previous year(s).
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Articles you may find interesting.  I did.

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Fiver - An Indie's Friend

Fiver - An Indie's Friend | Authors in Motion | Scoop.it
Our goal is to help you sell more books!  Check out the latest tips, tricks, and best practices.  (This is one of the best resources that I use as an Indie Author! Check it out.
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Tutorials by Sweet Shoppe Designs » Honey Coated Vintage : Photo Editing

Tutorials by Sweet Shoppe Designs » Honey Coated Vintage : Photo Editing | Authors in Motion | Scoop.it
Learning how to digital scrapbook has never been easier or sweeter! (Honey Coated Vintage : Photo Editing by Brook Magee... http://t.co/hlBndLwHMO)
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A website full of great tutorials.

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The Write Practice

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The Online Writing Workbook (Some of my brilliant daughter's blogs on writing and grammar; she's so clever, wonder where she got it?
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2014 Publishing Predictions | Author Media

2014 Publishing Predictions | Author Media | Authors in Motion | Scoop.it
We have asked the experts and here is what they think 2014 will hold for authors and publishers.
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Smashwords Year in Review 2013 - Indie Authors the Stewards of ...

Smashwords Year in Review 2013 - Indie Authors the Stewards of ... | Authors in Motion | Scoop.it
Welcome to my annual Smashwords year in review. It was another amazing year. On behalf of all employees at Smashwords, I want to start by thanking every Smashwords author, publisher and agent that publishes and ...
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50 Websites Every Author Should Bookmark in 2014 | Wise Ink's ...

50 Websites Every Author Should Bookmark in 2014 | Wise Ink's ... | Authors in Motion | Scoop.it
Buffer*. We use Buffer to make our lives easier managing Twitter and Facebook. When we read posts we like about writing and publishing, we often use Buffer, which adds those links to a queue and tweets them automatically.
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valuable resources for all authors.

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Google Announces Live Video Tutorials Called 'Helpouts'

Google Announces Live Video Tutorials Called 'Helpouts' | Authors in Motion | Scoop.it
Google Helpouts is a new tool that connects users via live video chat with experts who can help them with everything from cooking tips to medical advice.
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Interesting concept

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