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The New Way of Apprenticeship for Writers by Lisa J. Peck-MacDonald

Back in the old days, the really old days, there were publishers who staffed a person called an editor. This person was unique because not only did she look for stellar manuscripts, but also hunted for promising talent that, with some guidance, could produce great stories. The editor would teach, nurture, challenge, and stretch the …
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Just Finish Your Damn Book Quiz with Lisa J. Peck-MacDonald

Almost every writing group, conference, or class I go to, I hear writers complaining that they can’t finish their books. Well, enough of that. It is time for writers to stop complaining, stop making everything else more important, and start working on getting their books written one word at a time. I am a productivity …
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3 Tips for Finding you Spot In the Writing Marketplace by Lisa J. Peck-MacDonald

How do you find your place in the Writing Market? Finding the right marketplace for your book can be a daunting challenge. One I haven’t mastered yet, nor will I ever. Truthfully, I don’t know if anyone has, but there are definitely experts on certain parts of the industry and there are key components to …