Category Archives: Writing

COMING: THREE BOOKS, IN NO PARTICULAR ORDER

Some say it’s not really a book until it has a cover, but I don’t believe that’s true. It’s a book the moment it springs from a writer’s crazy thought process. It’s a book as they surge through the first … Continue reading

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A WRITER’S LOVE-HATE RELATIONSHIP WITH REVIEWS

  This post was originally posted on the William J. Cooke, Notes From A Journey blogsite. A WRITER’S LOVE-HATE RELATIONSHIP WITH REVIEWS For a writer, there is nothing more satisfying than having their book receive a great review. Conversely, there … Continue reading

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MY WRITING PROCESS – INSIDE A WRITER’S MIND

  The NIWA Spring Blog Tour may be over, but the advice just keeps on coming. Since there were six bloggers writing six posts each, there are still 30 posts to go. These were originally posted on other bloggers’ sites, … Continue reading

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#6: Advice to New Writers: Run Away Screaming, by Joyce Reynolds-Ward

This is the sixth and final installment of the six-week blog tour series for the Northwest Independent Writers’ Association.  NIWA serves Pacific Northwest writers working to achieve professional standards in independent writing, publishing and marketing. Advice to New Writers: Run Away … Continue reading

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#5: Writing Essentials: Organizing Your Approach to Sales, by Suzanne Hagelin

This is Suzanne Hagelin’s fifth post in a six-week blog tour series for the Northwest Independent Writer’s Association. NIWA serves Pacific Northwest writers working to achieve professional standards in independent writing, publishing, and marketing. Are there people who love sales? … Continue reading

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#4: How an Author’s Reading Impacts Their Writing, By Connie J. Jasperson

  This is the fourth in a six-week blog tour series for the Northwest Independent Writers’ Association.  NIWA serves Pacific Northwest writers working to achieve professional standards in independent writing, publishing and marketing. You can catch up with them at … Continue reading

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#3: My Approach to the Writing Process, by William Cook

This is the third in a six-week blog tour series for the Northwest Independent Writers’ Association.  NIWA serves Pacific Northwest writers working to achieve professional standards in independent writing, publishing and marketing. You can catch up with them at https://www.niwawriters.com/Continue reading

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#2: Resources for the Weary Writer, by Thomas Gondolfi

This is the second in a six-week blog tour series for the Northwest Independent Writers’ Association.  NIWA serves Pacific Northwest writers working to achieve professional standards in independent writing, publishing and marketing. Resources for the Weary Writer, by Thomas Gondolfi So … Continue reading

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#1: MARKETING MY INDIE BOOKS-THE FUN NEVER STOPS

This is the first in a six-week blog tour series for the Northwest Independent Writers’ Association.  NIWA serves Pacific Northwest writers working to achieve professional standards in independent writing, publishing and marketing. You wrote your book; you got it edited … Continue reading

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CALLING ALL WRITERS! NIWA SPRING BLOG TOUR COMING SOON!

Calling all writers! Tired of isolation and yearning for writer information? The Spring Northwest Independent Writers’ Association blog tour starts the week of March 29th and continues for six weeks, through the week of May 3rd. Six experienced NIWA authors, … Continue reading

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