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How I Use “Anniversaries” to Get More Writing Assignments – by Jack Smiles

How I Use “Anniversaries” to Get More Writing Assignments – by Jack Smiles

Anniversaries became a theme for my writing. The tenth, 25th, 75th, 100th and 150th anniversaries of such events as municipality incorporations, church foundings, multi-generational family businesses, industrial and mine accidents, train crashes, spectacular fires and other tragedies, as well as…

How I Learned to Promote My Own Books by Getting Paid to Promote Someone Else’s! – by Johnny Townsend

How I Learned to Promote My Own Books by Getting Paid to Promote Someone Else’s! – by Johnny Townsend

Promoting our own books is hard work. For many writers, promotion feels unnatural, perhaps tacky, and even a little tainted. However, I was able to develop several useful promotional skills while working for a small publisher promoting their latest release, and you can do the same!