43 Daily Journal Prompts That Will Make You A Better Writer

No one decides to have writer’s block. No one wakes up in the morning and thinks, “I feel like having writer’s block today.”

On the contrary, getting stuck in a writing rut is something that everyone tries to avoid. What’s the best way?

Writing! Journaling, specifically.

Okay, I know what you’re thinking. “How can the cure be exactly what you want to do when your inability to do it is what’s ailing you?”

It’s not. At least, not exactly. Let me explain.

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How To Write An Unforgettable Book Title That Screams “Buy Me!”


The old adage is to never judge a book by its cover.

If you’re an author, there couldn’t be a more useless piece of advice.

Not only do readers judge a book by its cover, but they pay particular attention to the title.

Your book title can make or break the success of your book.

According to research  conducted by author, blogger, and speaker Michael Hyatt, consumers check out a book in the following order:

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9 Inspiring Self-Publishing Success Stories

Self-Publishing Stories

You’ve been learning so much about self-publishing.

And you’re not afraid of working for the success you want. 

It’s no secret self-publishing has its challenges.

And when the going gets tough, sometimes it helps to remember self-publishing successes — particularly those involving the types of books you want to write. 

What can the most successful self-published authors teach you?

And what could you do this year to get closer to your goals as an indie publishing author?

Read on to find inspiration in those whose hustle and creativity match your own.

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33 Poetry Publishers Who Can Publish Your Poetry Book

If you’re new to working with poetry publishers, and you’d like to publish a book of your own, you need to know your options.

Different poetry publishers are looking for different styles and flavors of poetry.

If you write rhyming couplets, you probably won’t get the best results from a press that has only published free verse.

And if you don’t like the poetry a press has published, chances are, they’re not the press for you.

So, where do you find the best poetry publishers for your book?

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Need A Foreword For Your Book? Here Are The Steps To Make It Happen

Steps in Writing Foreword

Could your newest book benefit from a foreword?

You’ve seen them in other books, and you’ve thought, “How could I get someone famous to write a foreword for mine?” 

Writing a foreword for a book is easy once you know what belongs in it.

And though you probably won’t be the one writing a foreword for your own book, you might one day write one for someone else’s.

It pays to think ahead.

Let’s start with what a foreword is — and what it can do for your book. 

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The Definitive Guide To All Parts Of A Book

Do you know all the different parts of a book?

For instance, what do publishers mean when they refer to the “front matter” or “back matter” of a book?

Also, what is a preface, and how is it different from a prologue, an introduction, or a foreword?

Is that a trick question? And is possible for your book to have all four of these?

[Not really. And you’ll soon see why?]

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