Red sun over northwest English coast ahead of Hurricane Ophelia.

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The sun looks red through grey clouds over Blackpool, Lancashire. These were taken on Monday, 16 October 2017 between 12.14 and 12.29pm. Huricane Ophelia which is expected to be strong winds and not quite a proper hurricane is due to … Continue reading

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Create a riveting main character, by @natasha_lane1 via

Today’s post is by Natasha Lane. As writers, our main characters are usually some manifestation of ourselves. These beings that run around our heads, tossing story ideas at us in rapid succession, are miniature versions of ourselves. Sometimes they only partially represent us, symbolic of specific aspects of our personality. Other times, they are everything…

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Amazon keywords for authors need to be short phrases, by @justpublishing.

How to find Amazon KDP keywords for your books When you publish a new book, finding the best seven Amazon KDP keywords can often prove a difficult task, especially for new authors. Even some seasoned self-publishing authors find this an onerous task. One of the most searched for phrases on our site is keywords, so it…

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Publishing scams by @MJBowersock via @IndiesUnlimited.

I wish I had read the reviews before I wasted my money with this company. I’ve spent $1500 and I still don’t have my book. I gave this company $5000 and all I got was a single box of books. If I had a dollar for every time I’ve heard or read something like the…

via Want to Get Published? Do Your Homework! — Indies Unlimited

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