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Plotting a Novel: Why to Do It & How to Do It Right

The following is a guest post.

Writing a story that spans hundreds of pages and has a cohesive narrative structure takes some planning. This planning can be thought of as “writing a plot outline.” It’s a process many writers skip. But, it can literally mean the difference between starting a novel — and starting and finishing one. Read on for why….

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Why Self-Publish? … The Main Reason I Chose It & Why You May Want to As Well

Why self-publish? That’s a question that I got asked frequently when I blogged about my journey of publishing 50 ebooks to Amazon in one year. Yeah, it was a helluva busy year — one that I look back on with pride … and a bit of “Were you friggin’ out of your mind!”…

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How to Build a Stable, Second Freelance Writing Income

If you’ve hung around Inkwell Editorial for any amount of time, you know that I’m a big believer in freelance income diversification. This all started when I worked in corporate America….

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How to Make Money Writing Romance: Free Ecourse

How to Make Money Writing Romance, Inkwell Editorial’s latest ecourse, is open for enrollment. It’s free and is taught/developed by a self-published author of almost 100 ebooks; with over 40 of them being romance novellas.

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Self-Publishing a Book: Can You Make Money Writing in Different Genres?

I’ve been writing, self-publishing and selling ebooks online since 2002. When I first started out, I was primarily a non-fiction, how-to ebook writer. Now, I successfully self-publish fiction and non-fiction. …

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Writing Ebooks for a Living: 3 Things It Takes to Become a Full-Time Self-Published Author

Writing ebooks for a living seems like an impossible dream for many. But I’m here to tell you, it’s not. In 2010, I earned over half my annual income from ebooks I wrote and self-published. Even though I’d been self-publishing ebooks for almost a decade by then, I didn’t realize that I’d hit this milestone….

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Want to Create and Sell Online Courses? 4 Tips for Making Money before You Write a Word

One way I use my skills as a freelance writer to earn more is to create and sell online courses. Two of the main reasons are: (i) I can reach more students; and (ii) it can be very lucrative. How lucrative? In the last 17 days, I’ve grossed almost $3,000 in ecourse sales from Inkwell Editorial’s school on Teachable….

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Ebook Theft: 12 Things You Can Do to Stop Someone from Copying and Selling Your Ebook

I’ve been writing and selling ebooks online since 2002. To date, I’ve written almost 100 (fiction and non-fiction). Since I first started, self-publishing has become a lot more popular, especially with outlets like Amazon, and a ton of others that keep cropping up, making it so easy. Hence, ebook theft is a constant concern for writers….

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Create Your Own Ecourse: 7 Reasons Every Blogger Can Make Money by Developing at Least One

Know what I earn the most money from these days? Sales of my own products and services — ebooks and ecourses. And I don’t say that to brag, but to open up another possible (very lucrative) revenue stream for you….

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Self-Publishing Profits: 5 Reasons Short Fiction Ebooks Sell — Here’s Proof

This article was originally published on e-Junkie.info on March 25, 2013, a site I wrote for for almost two years between 2012 and 2014. It was originally entitled, Self-Publishing Profits: Do Short Fiction Ebooks Sell? $1,100 in 25 Days Says Yes – Here’s Why. Since I wrote this article, I’ve published over 40 romance novellas….

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Infopreneurs/Self-Publishers: Marketing Insight from My 15+ Years of Selling Info Online

This is the final part to this post, Freelance Writers: What It’s REALLY Like to Create and Sell Your Own Info Products Online – What I’ve Learned in 10+ Years, which turned into a three-part series (Read Part I and Part II)….

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Freelance Writers: How to Create Information Products That Sell – Insight from My 15+ Years of Selling Info Online

This is a follow-up to the post, Freelance Writers: What It’s REALLY Like to Create and Sell Your Own Info Products Online – What I’ve Learned in 10+ Years, a series I first wrote in 2013 and updated this year (2017)….

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