How To Build A Solid Relationship With Your Readers

Rachel Poli

It’s easy to get carried away with writing content, promoting it, and repeat. Of course, one of the best ways to get people to really enjoy you and your blog and to keep coming back for more content, is if they know you’re a pleasant person. They want to get to know you. They want to see who is behind the mastermind of their favorite blog.

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How To Build A Solid Relationship With Your Readers

Respond To Comments

Reply to any and all comments you get on your blog posts. Some you may get a lot, some you may not get that many. You may skip a couple of days and have a ton of notifications, but be sure to read through each and every one of them and respond. Even if it’s a simple “thank you” people will be happy to know you took the time to read and…

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Writing Links 3/19/18

Where Genres Collide

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Writing Links 3/19/18

Traci Kenworth



  1. “Starting, once again, with the basic caveat that there is no one way to always do anything in creative fiction, and the advice I’m about to give is not meant to be blindly applied to every single sentence you ever write from now on, consider this:

All things being equal, try to begin a sentence with the thing that’s moving—or in any way actually doing something. Or really: Start with the experience.”

  1. “Yes, that’s from Avatar: The Last Airbender. No, I’m not ashamed. I feel like many characters can earn the Not-As-Much-of-a-Jerk-as-You-Could-Have-Been Award. My definition of this kind of character is a character you really don’t like at first because they come off as mean, bratty, and generally not someone you want to be around then, later on, you just fall in love with them. So how do…

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From the Editor’s Desk: Mining Your Manuscript – From the Writers in the Storm blog

Author Don Massenzio

How to Dig Deeper for the Buried Treasure in Your Story

There is a scene in the movie Crazy, Stupid, Love that wrings my heart out every time I see it. Childhood sweethearts and longtime spouses, played by Steve Carrell and Julianne Moore, are separated after the wife’s infidelity. Carrell’s character can’t stop sneaking back over to his house, though, to take care of his lawn under cover of the night, and one evening he’s startled when his cell phone rings and it’s his wife, whom he can see through a dining room window. Unaware that he’s watching her, she pretends to have called for help relighting their pilot light, and although he can clearly see she is nowhere near the furnace, he proceeds to talk her through it.

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10 Things I’ve Learned From Highly Successful Writers – Part 1

The Uncensored Writer

I think I speak for all of us when I say that writing is bloody hard work. Not just getting the right words down, but also getting the tone just right, doing good characterisation, proper pacing, and a ton more things go into creating a good story.

It’s tough, but somehow there are writers out there who seem to do it without breaking a sweat.

How do they do it?

How do they manage to write book after book, yet never seem to struggle with all the same things we do?

While I’m sure that it’s no walk in the park for them either, it does seem like they’re doing something different that helps them do what they do.

So I’ve taken 10 authors and looked at what I’ve learned from them. Not all of them are good things, but they have all been helpful in teaching me something important…

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3 Questions to Ask Yourself If You’re Not Sure You’re Working on the Right Writing Project

Novelty Revisions

Are you doing this right?

Are you making the best use of your time?

Is this first draft even worth the effort?

Should you be working on something else?

I know these worries creep into your mind without warning or hesitation. It happens to all of us. We always want to know we’re sitting down to write something that, months or even years from now, will actually have been worth it.

Sometimes, you have to rely on your own feelings to figure out if you’re writing in the right direction — or need to move on to a story that’s more worth your effort.

These are the things you should actually ask yourself if you’re ever doubting your writing time is being well-spent. Be honest with yourself. Sometimes, it’s time to let go. Sometimes, it’s time to shut out the doubtful feelings and get back to writing.

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Creating an HTML Blog Post

Story Empire

Hi, SEers! Mae here today with a topic I hope will be beneficial to a number of readers. Many of you may already know this trick, but I hope you’ll indulge me for those who don’t.

Recently, I did a cover reveal, single day blitz of my upcoming release, Cusp of Night. I had sixteen blog stops in a single day. When the book releases, I’ll prepare individual posts for the wonderful bloggers gracious enough host me, but in this case, I was splashing the same content everywhere.

To make it easier on my hosts—and okay, me too—I sent everyone a pre-formatted HTML post. All sixteen blogs were sharing the same content, so I was able to create a template that everyone received. Basically, “look at my sparkly new cover!” Afterward, several bloggers emailed me to inquire how I had created the post.

It’s amazingly easy. Although the steps below…

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Amazon launches a TTS Plugin for WordPress That Turns Blog Posts Into Podcasts

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Amazon launches a TTS Plugin for WordPress That Turns Blog Posts Into Podcasts Amazon Podcast Web Publishing

The phrase Amazon Polly may bring to mind Amazon’s dominance of the book market, but it is actually a text-to-speech platform that Amazon launched in December 2016.

Now Techcrunch reports that Amazon has launched a WP plugin that can automatically convert any newly published or updated blog posts into audio files.

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