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I have moved

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Karla Akins: The Quest

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I love being a writer. I admit, sometimes it feels overwhelming if I have several deadlines or have columns due and no idea what to write about. But compared to other jobs, the good definitely outweighs the bad. Here are some of the perks:(Continue reading here.)



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I love being a writer. I admit, sometimes it feels overwhelming if I have several deadlines or have columns due and no idea what to write about. But compared to other jobs, the good definitely outweighs the bad. Here are some of the perks:(Continue reading here.)

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My Newest Book Cover!

  It was so exciting to see this, my book cover, for the first time. It always is. It never gets old. I’ve only written four books (of my very own) but I get so excited when… (Read more here.)


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  It was so exciting to see this, my book cover, for the first time. It always is. It never gets old. I’ve only written four books (of my very own) but I get so excited when… (Read more here.)

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Uhm, tell me again—whose chair is this exactly?

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karlaakins:

My Amazon Rank today! Yay! (For my book, Sacagawea.)

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Help me, Lord. What’s my true blue platform?

I have struggled with this for such a long time and I need input from my followers. What is my platform? I mean, really?

Is it being a Pastor’s wife?

A former homeschool mom teaching special needs kids?

A nontraditional college student?

An author?

A theologian?

Parent of special needs kids (autism)?

History?

I am passionate about so many things? Which one do I choose?

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Download a FREE copy of myWriter’s LifeQuest— a template for helping you set goals as a writer. (Scroll to the bottom of the page.)

Download a FREE copy of myWriter’s LifeQuest— a template for helping you set goals as a writer. (Scroll to the bottom of the page.)

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amandaonwriting:

10 New Year’s Resolutions for Writers
Make time to write every day.
Create an online presence as an author. 
Complete one piece of writing at a time.
Read more.
Find a place to write and make it your own.
Set deadlines and submit your work.
If you’re stuck, try a new genre
Take a course to help you with your writing. 
Connect with other authors and find your community. 
Learn about ePublishing, learn how to market, and sell, your books and yourself as an author.
by Amanda Patterson
From Writers Write

amandaonwriting:

10 New Year’s Resolutions for Writers

  1. Make time to write every day.
  2. Create an online presence as an author. 
  3. Complete one piece of writing at a time.
  4. Read more.
  5. Find a place to write and make it your own.
  6. Set deadlines and submit your work.
  7. If you’re stuck, try a new genre
  8. Take a course to help you with your writing. 
  9. Connect with other authors and find your community. 
  10. Learn about ePublishing, learn how to market, and sell, your books and yourself as an author.

by Amanda Patterson

From Writers Write