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Writing a Winning Book Description

A book is just like any other product. If you want your book to sell well, you’ve got to care about the packaging. Many authors who self-publish don’t invest enough time or money in the two key elements that go into packaging a book: (1) the cover and (2) the text on the front and back cover of the book—the title, subtitle, the headline, book description, and reader reviews.

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Writing Your Way to Happiness

This guest blog is an excerpt from Dr. Peggy Doherty DeLong’s book, Feeling Good: Thirty-Five Ways to Happiness, Even During Tough Times. In Chapter 18, she explains how research shows that writing/journaling can help you be happy, especially when you’re dealing with stress. Journaling helps us to process difficult emotions and experiences. All you need …

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The Write Way to Quarantine: 10 Glimpses into Our Personal Experience

As writers, we’ve taken on the challenge issued by Time magazine and the Indiana Historical Society to write about our experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic. The range of our reflections below capture 10 glimpses into this history-making moment from mid-March to mid-May 2020. We encourage you to capture your own quarantine stories and would love …

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