Write Mind: 299 Things Writers Should Never Say To Themselves

Jan 18

Write Mind: 299 Things Writers Should Never Say To Themselves

I don’t often publish book reviews of general writing books, but here’s one I read last year so I included the review I posted on Goodreads. It’s not a Christian book by any means, but writing books don’t have to be religious. 🙂 This particular book helps discouraged writers reframe their negative thoughts into positive ones. This helps...

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How to Get Great Book Reviews Frugally and Ethically by Carolyn Howard-Johnson (@FrugalBookPromo)

Dec 27

How to Get Great Book Reviews Frugally and Ethically by Carolyn Howard-Johnson (@FrugalBookPromo)

I found practical suggestions on almost every page of Carolyn Howard-Johnson’s book, How to Get Great Book Reviews Frugally and Ethically. I was already applying her ideas before I even finished the book. This is without question the most helpful book for authors I have ever read. One quote summarizes her whole approach: “Getting great reviews is about...

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Creating Space: The Case for Everyday Creativity by Ed Cyzewski

Dec 10

Creating Space: The Case for Everyday Creativity by Ed Cyzewski

My book sales are down. Criticism is up. Writing books, blog posts, and social media content takes a lot of work and I’ve reached a point where I don’t think it is worth it any longer. That’s why I haven’t published anything new in two years. Between the fear of criticism and the disappointment with results, I feel paralyzed. It really squelches my creativity. But...

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Pray, Write, Grow by Ed Cyzewski

Dec 17

Pray, Write, Grow by Ed Cyzewski

Pray, Write, Grow Cultivating Prayer and Writing Together Ed Cyzewski 2015 94 pages   Pray, Write, Grow is a quick and easy read, but there are some gems worth finding in its pages. The premise is that writing and praying involve the same skills, disciplines, and topics so they should be cultivated in tandem to get the most out of them both. For instance, it...

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