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Tackling Writer's Block. Five things that can help you back on your creative path. #WritersBlock #Writing #WriteABook

Tackling Writer’s Block

By Jessica Reino | May 24, 2021

Hello writers! I hope you have been staying safe and well. It’s a pleasure to be on the blog and for today’s post, I’m going to be talking about how to tackle writer’s block. Writer’s block can be part of the process, but after the last few years, you …

Get Inspired! When inspiration seems to be hiding, consider these strategies to help you find it. #Inspiration #GetInspired

Get Inspired!

By Anita Amin | May 17, 2021

You’re ready for your pen to fly across paper. There’s a masterpiece inside you, bursting to get out! But the problem is… you have no idea what to write! It’s that frustrating problem so many of us face – writer’s block. Where has your inspiration gone …

The Importance of Developing a Personal Brand as an Author. How to start creating your own author brand. #AuthorBranding #PersonalBrand

The Importance of Developing a Personal Brand as an Author

By Alexa Bigwarfe | April 26, 2021

Have you thought much about “branding” as an author? If you’re new to marketing, you may not be familiar with the concept of branding, creating a personal brand, or as some will call it, your “Author brand.” What is a “brand?” Simply, your author “bran …

Building Your Dream. We all have dreams. Dreams of building, creating, making, inventing and writing. But a dream is only the beginning of any process. #BuildYourDream #BuildingYourDream

Building Your Dream

By Lisa Wheeler | March 22, 2021

BLUE COLLAR WRITER When I wrote my latest book, Someone Builds the Dream, the idea began while I tiled the shower in my bathroom. I struggled horribly with the task. I began to think of the people who do this work on a daily basis. Yes, I had a vision …

Five Things that Make me Want to Read a Query-You want to publish a book... but how? Here's five things you should know. #PublishABook #SellABook #WriteABook

Five Things that Make me Want to Read a Query

By Mark Gottlieb | February 22, 2021

This article was written exclusively for Cardinal Rule Press by Mark Gottlieb, literary agent at Trident Media Group. One: The Hook Having a strong sales pitch for a book can go a long way. We sometimes call this the elevator pitch. I like to work with …

Contests in Kidlit. Blog contests that can lead to growth as well as connections to industry individuals. #Contests #Kidlit #KidlitAuthors #BlogContests

Contests in Kidlit

By Kaitlyn Sanchez | January 25, 2021

There are so many wonderful opportunities out there for Kidlit authors, some where you have to pay, some that are free, some that lead to book deals, some for magazines, some that lead to connections with published authors or great agents, some for eve …

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Guest Article by Author Michele McAvoy

By Maria Dismondy | August 20, 2019

We are excited to host our children’s authors here on our blog. Here is an eye opening article by author of the book, Cookie & Milk, Michele McAvoy. GIRLS GIRLS GIRLSby Michele McAvoy THE PAST When I was a little girl, my mom would say that I was ” …

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