Who’s Your Writing Assistant or Partner?

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Plan and Prepare for NaNoWriMo NOW!

Many authors and writers participate in the National Novel Writing Month during the month of November. Writers refer to this as NaNoWriMo. From the 1st-30th, aspiring authors write to their hearts content and until their fingers and nails bleed all over their keyboards. The point of NaNoWriMo is to write as many words as you can during the month of November. Of course, you can set a goal of 10,000 words, 30,000 words, 80,000 words, or 110,000 words. It's up to you. Instead of waiting until the last minute to participate, why not get a head start on this year's NaNoWriMo? Fact: The word count for 2012 was 3,291,503,762. Planning and preparing now for NaNoWriMo will give you time to research and outline your book, develop characters, create chapter titles, and write a synopsis. Some writers do not use outlines, but they are your friend. An outline will keep you and your book on track. You'll be able to see if you're staying on theme or not. Also, when you develop your characters, you'll get to know your characters better. In fact, they'll change before your eyes. You may discover you don't know who they are and will have to redevelop them. Will you self-publish … [Read More...]

Happy Holidays from Amandah Tayler Blackwell at Savvy Writing Careers!

Happy Holidays! I wish everyone a joyous holiday season and a healthy and prosperous 2013. I'd like to thank everyone who visits Savvy Writing Careers.com and comments on the blog posts. I'd also like to thank everyone who registered to receive updates. Writing is my passion. I'm excited about upcoming book and screenwriting projects and look forward to developing even more projects in the future. See you in 2013! All my best, Amandah *Photo credit: Corina Maria-Stock Exchange … [Read More...]

Keeping Up With SEO

Writers, forget about Keeping Up With the Kardashians, you need to keep up with SEO changes! Keeping up with SEO Changes Below is an infographic from Fuzz One Media and it explains the new face of SEO. Review it and see what changes you may have to make to your author or writer website. Take it one step at a time so you don't become overwhelmed. The bottom line is to produce well written and informative content that attracts readers who'll eventually turn into fans and customers. If you're worried that you won't understand SEO, don't give up. Simply find the keywords that work for your website and incorporate them in your content writing. This includes blog posts and web pages. SEO Best Practices Make sure you practice ethical SEO. This means no cloaking links or stuffing content with keywords. The latter doesn't make for good writing, and Google still frowns upon this. Your writing should be flow and be natural. It's not the end of the world if you don't use keywords in your blog posts. Write from your heart and you'll attract readers. If you're worried that your website isn't optimized enough, you could hire someone to take care of your SEO. Just make sure you hire … [Read More...]

Become a Better Writer in 10 Easy Steps

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