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Advice to New Writers — How To Get Published

Post Views: 186 I was recently asked over on Threads if I could provide a how-to for a new author to launch themselves. While, I’m not a sage about this, and Your Mileage May Vary, it’s the distillation of a lot of things I’ve seen said since my first novel was released. It goes something like this: + Decide on your target audience. You will not be able to write to style or market effectively if you cannot articulate who this is. + Write your story. + Read your story. + Decide how to explain the core focus of your story in 3 sentences. + Ask your friends who are part of your target audience “Do you like books (where|that) are like (your three sentences)” + The ones…

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