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Earning an Income from Short Stories: Really Useful Links by Paul Anthony...
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I find short stories a real challenge. My natural inclination is to come up with long-running story lines that take my characters across a series of adventures. I love watching...

Using a Pen Name: Really Useful Links by Paul Anthony Shortt
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Some of the most renowned authors in history worked under pen names. George Elliott, Dr. Seuss, Mark Twain, even J.K. Rowling. All saw a need to use a different name...

Making Sense of Tense: Really Useful Links by Paul Anthony Shortt
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One of the most popular articles from our archives: Not many first-time authors pay much consideration to deciding what tense to write in. Exactly which tense an author feels most...

Copyright and Trademarks: Really Useful Links by Paul Anthony Shortt
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If you haven’t heard of #CockyGate, I’d suggest reading up on it. It’s a matter of no small concern, not only for what it could mean to the industry to...

Thinking Like a Career Author: Really Useful Links by Paul Anthony Shortt
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There’s more to a professional writing career than putting words to paper. The gap between ‘writing’ and ‘being a professional writer’ can be significant, depending on your mindset and how...

When You Don’t Feel Good Enough: Really Useful Links by Paul Anthony...
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This article is presented to highlight Mental Health Awareness Week in the UK. Last year I entered treatment for anxiety and depression. One of the major triggers for my depression...

Really Useful Links: Vlogs by Paul Anthony Shortt
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 Video-blogging is a huge scene these days. There’s a lot of power in video, and Youtube has built its foundation on people using the medium to share their political views,...

GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) and Writers by Paul Anthony Shortt
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If you use any online service, your inbox has probably been filled with emails recently telling you about updates to privacy policies. If you’re wondering why this is, it’s because...

Timing is Everything: Really Useful Links by Paul Anthony Shortt
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There’s more to publishing and promotion than a great book and solid marketing material. All the promotional work in the world won’t help you if you start too late, or...

Your Online Platform: Really Useful Links by Paul Anthony Shortt
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It’s one of the most important tools of the modern writer, and yet so often poorly-defined and misunderstood. It’s your author platform, and it’s both a useful way to promote...

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