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Can I get a crit on the back blurb for my indie pub novel?

Catrin Lewis said: ↑ Ironically, these are the questions I want the potential reader to ask, and buy the book to find out. Click to expand… But there’s a fine line between being too vague (not giving enough information) and be...

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My huge novel is under self publishing processes

Do you mean you contracted this Bookfuel company to get your book ready to be self-published? I don’t understand what you mean by ‘contract.’ If they are traditional publishers (who pay YOU—not the other way around—and...

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What do you do to focus and start your writing day?

Good question… I’m also easy distracted and slow to get started. I try it both ways, but more often I’ll ease into it—or set the mood, if you prefer. This I do with music—I never write without it—generally calm and m...

Why Mass Applying To Jobs Won’t Work (And What To Do Instead)

When I first started applying for internships, it was hard to know where to begin. I’d seen job postings on LinkedIn.  I’d heard of Indeed.com. But I’d also heard that those websites attract thousands of applicants, competing for the...

5 Things You Need to Do During Your Job Search

Before I started applying for jobs and internships, I was worried I would never find a job. But once I sat down and started applying, I was worried that I would never figure out where to start looking for one. There were so many job sites. ...

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My contemporary Heroine story/’UK Asian Buffy The Vampire Slayer’

So, IDK, my baby project could already be shut down by whoever owns Buffy, no?I mean, teenage vampire slaying heroines?..Mine are a family of vampire hunters where the special superpower is hereditary. I hit a problem writing this up tonigh...

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I feel like my world is more interesting than its story?

I presume, if your story is character-driven, the characters are at least human or fairly human? If so …then I agree with @Steerpike ‘s suggestion that you might not be writing the right story for the sumptuous world you’v...

7 Things To Do While Waiting For Your Job Offer

Whether you’re in between contracts, waiting for an employer to get back to you, or searching for your first “real” job…being without work can be very stressful. As students, money is already tight. And missing a single paycheque co...

Don’t Know What Job You Want? Start Here

If I asked you right now, “Soo… What kind of jobs are you thinking of doing this summer?”, what would you say? Maybe…   “Anything. Just not retail.” “Somewhere in downtown Toronto would be nice.” “I want to work at any of...

Don’t Apply for an Unpaid Internship. Here’s 5 Steps to Start Your Own

Taking an unpaid internship is, shall we say, controversial. To some they are a useful stepping stone to breaking into a glamorous industry, to others they are an unethical ploy to exploit a vulnerable twenty-something’s free labour. Ther...

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