Ideas for Author Income Streaming

by Sarah Tun I recently had a chat with a colleague who was feeling a bit low about their current lack of book sales. We’ve all been there! It prompts me to share this with you… Writers need income, which rarely comes from the books they create. With so many books on the market and
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Finishing

by Sarah Tun There was once a very wise man who wrote, “… One thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind and reaching forward to those things which are ahead, I press toward… ” (Philippians 3) It is just a small piece of his many writings, but Paul the Apostle, also known as
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The Benefits of Stream-of-Consciousness Writing

by Sarah Tun Writing stream-of-consciousness is a kind of brainstorming without a central theme, point or purpose. Have you ever written without objective or purpose? It’s like painting a picture of what’s before your eyes, without knowing what the boundaries are, or the medium, or even whether or not you’ll include all of what you
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Write, Don’t Talk!

Don’t Talk… Write! How to Keep — not Lose — your Motivation by Sarah Tun I once heard another writer make a comment which made so much sense to me I’ve never forgotten it. For novice writers in particular, this message could be crucial to ensure to get your projects out of the starting blocks.
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Weeding Out the Dross

by Sarah Tun  Writing is an art… and a science. Just like in gardening, you want to weed out the bad stuff so the good stuff can shine and breathe and spark a reader’s imagination. It’s obvious that writing is an art, but perhaps not so clear there is a science to the process of
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Overcoming Hurdles: Distraction

by Sarah Tun My first goal in writing for the Authors Community is to enable writers to overcome hurdles. There are all sorts of hurdles to writing… Usually, they’re internal because writing doesn’t necessarily require a lot of equipment (yes, in the very old days, there were no computers or typewriters and folks wrote with
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