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Tips #3 For Contributors: Provide Social Media Links With Your Post

Tips #3 For Contributors: Provide Social Media Links With Your Post

At the bottom of guest posts, we like to include links so that interested readers can learn more about the author and his or her written works. When submitting a guest post to Women Writers, Women Books, feel free to include a link to your Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Smashwords, or author website (or all […]

July 16, 2012 | By | Reply More
Media Ready Media Savvy by Alison Hill

Media Ready Media Savvy by Alison Hill

Most writers feel that our work is to create the best book we can, and then we’re done, well, besides getting an agent or a publisher. But the success of that huge journey to write our best book is tied to your efforts in capturing the words and messages about your book that will create […]

Recommended Sites for Guest Blogging

Recommended Sites for Guest Blogging

One of the first rules of stepping out into the world as a writer and author is, “Get a Blog”. Many reasons for it. Many. Writing practice. Nothing like daily writing to hone our skills. Building content. Getting more content for people to find in searches. Developing a readership. Not as easy as it could […]

Breaking a Glass Ceiling

Breaking a Glass Ceiling

You’ve probably heard of THE glass ceiling. There is another glass ceiling that everyone encounters that has nothing to do with gender; it’s a glass ceiling of negative beliefs. I dreamed about my writing career since childhood and strived toward being a career novelist. I had “big ideas.” But even while writing and working toward this […]

April 2, 2012 | By | 10 Replies More
Authors, Are You Ready – Media Ready?

Authors, Are You Ready – Media Ready?

Authors, are you ready –  Media Ready? Are you ready to answer questions? From fellow writers. Friends. Bloggers. Book reviewers. Radio interviewers. TV hosts. Questions like: ‘Who are you?’ ‘What’s your book about?’ ‘Why should I fork out twenty bucks to read your work?’ These are tough yet realistic questions every author must answer, and […]

November 30, 2011 | By | 67 Replies More
Will Read for …

Will Read for …

One of the great joys, and terrors, of being a writer is being asked to give readings. Readings are a validation of our work and of our ability to project that work before an audience. When they go well, they provide a rush of reinforcement that can keep us writing through those bleak Februaries of […]

July 17, 2011 | By | 9 Replies More
Take the Comment Challenge

Take the Comment Challenge

Three years ago, on April 28, 2008, when this writer started her first ongoing blog, even posting anything on the Internet in a blog felt like speaking in front of a crowd of hundreds, thousands, even millions. Truthfully, unless I was writing about something extremely topical, and wrote about it as soon as the news […]

Nine Reasons Why You Want to Be a Guest Blogger

Nine Reasons Why You Want to Be a Guest Blogger

You’ve got a blog. You’re already publishing content. Maybe you’re on SheWrites.com and in Red Room. You’re posting updates on Facebook and maybe Twitter too. You’re already connected, why would you take the time to be a guest blogger on someone else’s blog? Or maybe you haven’t stepped into blogging. Maybe you’re new to social […]