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Publetariat Dispatch: Monthly Mash-up: 10 Writing Craft Books And Blog Posts

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, author Virginia Ripple shares some resources on the topic of craft. There are so many great writing craft books and blog posts out there I  just had to do my first monthly mash-up focusing on those. The  following are some of my favorite books, in no particular order: Writing craft books: […]

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Publetariat Dispatch: Ebook Buyers: Can You Afford To Lose Them?

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, author Virginia Ripple looks at the expectations of the growing ebook market segment. I recently read a guest post by Chris Keys, author of The Fishing Trip – A Ghost Story and Reprisal!: The Eagle Rises!,  about the difficulties of selling self-published books.  According to  Chris, he’s only sold about a […]

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Publetariat Dispatch: 3 Ways to Get Free (Or Almost Free) Training

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, author Virginia Ripple offers tips on where writers can get low-cost and free training. I’ve blogged about using a training  budget before, but sometimes you may find your budget is hovering  around $0. What do you do then? Spend time trolling through other  author’s blogs, especially those who offer eBooks (and […]

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Publetariat Dispatch: Critters Makes For Better Writing

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, author Virginia Ripple shares the Critters critique group.   My husband is a big Star Wars fan.  He watches all six movies often,  though there’s a couple he watches more often than the rest.  He  collects the action figures (never call them toys to a “true”  collector).  He rushes to the […]

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Publetariat Dispatch: Pay With A Tweet

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, indie author Virginia Ripple takes a look at using Twitter for crowdfunding. I find a lot of interesting marketing ploys during my research times. Most of them are schemes or ideas that make a highly sensitive person such as myself shudder. However, there are a few I find intriguing. One such […]

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Rough Drafts Aren’t The Only Things That Need Editing

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, author Virginia Ripple talks about the importance of revision in later manuscript drafts. As I continue wrestling with my WIP, Apprentice Cat, using Larry Brooks‘ Story Engineering strategies, I’ve suddenly realized it’s not just the writing I’ll need to edit. Pantsers know (or should know) that they’ll be writing draft after […]

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