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Deep dive into a writing retreat!

By Christina Delay Three weeks ago, 14 writers set out on a mission. The mission? Cross off as many bucket-list items as we could, create as many new memories as possible, study writing craft, write lots of words, and develop relationships with some of the top professionals in the publishing industry. Mission: Success! Cruising Writers, led by hostess Christina Delay,

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Overcome Your Writer’s Block: Key Strategies On Pushing Past Your Mental Brick Wall

Writing can be a difficult and trying task even for the most seasoned of writers. At some point or another it’s inevitable that you’ll “hit the wall” and suffer from the dreaded curse of writer’s block. However, there’s no reason that your bout with writer’s block should spell disaster because there are some strategies that can help you push past

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6 Winners of Kobo’s “6 Novels In Search of An Author” Italian Writing Competition

On Thursday, April 20, 2017 the 6 winners of Kobo Writing Life’s collaborative publishing prize (Six Novels in Search of an Author – the name inspired by the classic play by Italian writer Luigi Pirandello “6 Characters in Search of an Author”) were publicly announced at the Mondadori Megastore Piazza del Duomo in Milan, Italy. The awards ceremony took place

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Top 25 Bestselling KWL Titles from 2016

Self-Published titles at Kobo represent nearly 1 in every 4 books sold in the English language for 2016. To spotlight some of the highest selling titles by UNIT for 2016, we present the top-selling 25 titles published through Kobo Writing Life by UNIT sales. Mystery/Thriller/Suspense titles led the way in 2016, but Romance, always a strong selling category, remains quite

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How to Grow Sales in France

If you write in English and have translated your books into French or some other foreign language, you’ve undoubtedly found yourself faced with the unique challenge of selling books in markets where you may not speak the language. It’s difficult enough to gain visibility in English-speaking countries, but trying to do so in France or Germany? That can seem even

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