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Love writing, but need a refresher on grammatics? This awesome blog, by novelist and writing coach C.S. Lakin, explores the many intricacies of punctuation and syntax structure to help get your book on the right path.
Joanna Penn is a well-established self-made bestselling author that highlights to many benefits and pitfalls of full-time writing. She has several free ebook publications, in collaboration with other top #authors, on making your mark in the publication industry as a new, ambitious indie author.
Looking for more commmentary on your work? Seeking more readers or perhaps you are the reader seeking a new, emerging author? Wattpad is a free tool that allows authors to post their latest works, communicate with their dedicated followers, and build their brand…all for the cost of nothing! That’s right, its free!
Trying to get better organized and keep up with your daily word count? Write-track is a cool, software application tool that allows you to track your progress and calculate your projected due dates. You no longer have to do any of that in your head and subscription is completely free!
The infamous “NANOWRIMO” a.k.a. National Writing Month has its own site. And it realistically only occurs in the month of November, this great platform sponsors free, motivational events year-round to keep the indie author inspired.
One of the many technicalities of becoming an author is marketing and promotions. The Book Designer helps self-made authors tackle all those details and more!
Trying to become more connected as an author? Need to learn how to build your brand and platform via social media? This website provides it all and more. A great, free social avenue for exploring the various marketing strategies that can be used via a social media platform.
Author University is a great resource tool for serious authors of various backgrounds and genres. They routinely have deals and sponsored trips/conferences all in an effort to motivate authors throughout the world to continue to build their craft.