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The 12-Points of a Sexy Synopsis by Shannon Donnelly

Do I really need a synopsis? With self-publishing so widespread, you may think you can do without a synopsis. But to my mind, a good synopsis is like that perfect little, black dress you want in your wardrobe. It’s long enough to cover the basics, sufficiently short...

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Moving Your Writer Self from Pain to Pleasure By Mary O’Gara

Your shiny new book Your first image of your book shimmered, silvery and beckoning as a mirage in the desert.   You could see it, taste it–almost touch it.   And of course time would open up, work would disappear, and your family would be so awed you wouldn’t have to...

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SavvyWriterCon – Pitch Announcements

Congratulations, SavvyAuthors! You practiced! You pitched! Now, find out if you landed a request.                     Pitch your book to Lydia Sharp, Editor at Entangled Publishing   Lydia would like to see query...

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The Pro Rookie: Prozac Nation by Liz Crowe

It has been said by more than one wise person that being an author (or artist or musician) is one of the toughest jobs around. There are all sorts of quote-ables to support this assertion: Write Drunk. Edit Sober.—Papa Hemmingway (one of my favorites.) There is no...

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The Squeaky Wheel Loves Contracts by Janet Bill

Whether you’re browsing the market for the most suitable method of publication for your writing or you already signed the dotted line, knowing what the terms mean puts your mind to ease. A contract is intended to give both sides what they believe are good terms....

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Working Together by Joanne Dannon

I am an Australian romance writer and am delighted to be able to blog here at Savvy Authors about my experiences in becoming a self-published author. I hope my experiences will help other authors, whether they’re starting out as writers or need validation in their...

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