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Pablo Picasso on the Meaning of Life

Pablo Picasso: On the Meaning of Life

The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away. — Pablo Picasso, artist Picasso’s advice applies not only to artists. It also applies to authors and writers. First, you must discover or uncover what you should be saying via your writing. Then you must say it well […]

About John Kremer

John Kremer is author of 1001 Ways to Market Your Books, the Relationships Matter Marketing program, and many other books and reports on book marketing, Internet marketing, social media, and book publicity. -- .

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William Allen White's Advice to Writers

William Allen White: Advice to Writers

Here is editor William Allen White’s advice to writers on how to get rid of the word very in their writing. Note: This quote is sometimes attributed to Mark Twain (see attributed quote at the bottom of the page), but Twain experts have denied the quote and researchers point to the Emporia Gazette editor as […]

About John Kremer

John Kremer is author of 1001 Ways to Market Your Books, the Relationships Matter Marketing program, and many other books and reports on book marketing, Internet marketing, social media, and book publicity. -- .

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Writing Advice from The Wheel of Time series

Writing Advice from The Wheel of Time Series

Here is some writing advice from Thom Merrilin, a storytelling character from A Memory of Light, book 14 of The Wheel of Time series by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson. If you use the words people expect, they grow bored. A great ballad needs to be unexpected. Never be expected. When people start to expect […]

About John Kremer

John Kremer is author of 1001 Ways to Market Your Books, the Relationships Matter Marketing program, and many other books and reports on book marketing, Internet marketing, social media, and book publicity. -- .

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