Writing Lessons from "We Should All Be Feminists"

Writing Lessons from "We Should All Be Feminists"
I read "We Should All Be Feminists" in less than an hour with a toddler and 9-year-old underfoot. I wrote a review for it here, but there are several takeaways from the book from an author's perspective I want to share. Being a successful indie author can take many paths and lead to many destinations for each person. So maybe the lessons I found from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie will help you.
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Book Review: We Should All Be Feminists

Book Review: We Should All Be Feminists
I usually hate “shoulds”. Feminists and feminism are not words I grew up hearing. I even thought like in this book, they were strange, angry women who hated men. But the word has been hijacked and misconstrued.
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Writing Tech Essentials and Extras

Writing Tech Essentials and Extras
I’m bones when it comes to writing. Laptop and internet connection, let’s go. But when I don’t have to “rough it”, I like my luxuries.
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How to Market Yourself as a Writer without Ads

How to Market Yourself as a Writer without Ads
Buying ads is the best way to get found online, right?
Wrong! Absolutely wrong for several reasons.
One of the biggest is that you can’t afford it. The platforms that sell ads are raising their prices anyway and have been for some time. They don’t really care about your $200 ad spend. Their target audiences are the huge corporations who are dropping millions of dollars a month on ads.
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Using Guest Posting to Help Market Your Brand

Using Guest Posting to Help Market Your Brand
When you’re full-time – as an employee, parent, student or whatever – and writing on the side, you may not think you have the time to market. Juggling everything can feel like too much. You already need time to write the book as it is. And while you might think buying ads is the best way to market yourself, it’s not.
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