Thirty-two essays and how-to strategies on topics like Essays, Quitting the Day Job, What to Do with Short Stories, and Braving the School Appearance. Practical pieces like Tactics & Tips Selling Your Books on Consignment, What to Do When Your Work is Stolen, and On Being a Travel Writer for AAA. Something for every writer….and something for you.
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Carrie Aulenbacher, romance writer, encourages writers to talk about difficult experiences. She challenges them to explore how it helped them evolve and grow as a method for resonating with readers.
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