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Curated Books

Wendy Lawton

Blogger: Wendy Lawton

Curated books. That’s how we discover books we love. Let me explain.

In this day, discoverability of books is the issue everyone in the publishing community is discussing. With the avalanche of books available today from the …

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Is Your Agent Too Busy?

Wendy Lawton

Blogger: Wendy Lawton

I had a phone meeting yesterday with a client. She said, “I hate to bother you. You seem so busy.” Hmmmm. A few weeks ago my brother called me up short on the same subject. He said …

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Getting Ghostwriting Gigs

Wendy Lawton

Blogger: Wendy Lawton

Okay, so now you know what a ghostwriter does and you know the traits that mark a perfect ghostwriter, it’s time to figure out how to go about getting ghostwriting gigs.

As with all endeavors, getting …

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The Perfect Ghostwriter

Wendy Lawton

Blogger: Wendy Lawton

Today I’m going to outline what I believe to be the traits that make a perfect ghostwriter.

But first, a big mea culpa. I was scheduled to publish this post last Tuesday, and the blog, the day, …

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What About Ghostwriting

Wendy Lawton

Blogger: Wendy Lawton

So. . . what about ghostwriting, anyway?

Last week when I wrote about strategies for reinventing oneself as a writer several of you asked questions about ghostwriting and I promised you a blog dedicated to the subject. …

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Reinvent Yourself

Wendy Lawton

Blogger: Wendy Lawton

Last week I addressed several ways to potentially jumpstart your stalled writing career. Sometimes, however, a jumpstart simply will not turn the engine over and get things moving. What’s a writer to do?

Let me give you …

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Restart a Stalled Writing Career

Wendy Lawton

Blogger: Wendy Lawton

Five years ago I blogged about the much-dreaded stalled writing career. The market has become even tougher since then so I want to revisit this. Today I’m going to give you some tips for getting back on …

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Which College Major Prepares Me to Write?

Wendy Lawton

 

Blogger: Wendy Lawton

I received the email below a couple of weeks ago. As I began to answer this I decided I should tackle the answer here and then let you chew on this with me and help me …

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A Writer’s Mission Statement

Wendy Lawton

Blogger: Wendy Lawton

The first page of my journal is never cycled out with the addition of new pages for a new year. On it is my mission statement, developed on May 6, 2001 when I was writing and working …

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Bustin’ Buttons

Wendy Lawton

Blogger: Wendy Lawton

Somewhere in my internet travels I saw people sharing what’s on their bookshelves. I have bookshelves in almost every room of my house housing collections gathered over many years. I have a fine collection of antiquarian children’s …

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