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Comment by Buffalo Bill on March 20, 2016 at 8:02pm

Hey all--I'm happy to announce my first book of poems, 'Pressed Against All That Nothing,' is available on Amazon. Take a look:

http://www.amazon.com/dp/0983790450/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pC_S_ttl?_encodi...

Thanks, fellas. Write on.

Comment by Marvin on June 4, 2015 at 11:13am

I've created a Wattpad account; it's another site where others post their writing. I've only posted a past project from a Creative Writing course I took back in CC, but I do plan on posting other projects later on. Criticism is welcomed.

http://www.wattpad.com/user/Greysite

Comment by Tom Gunn on June 25, 2014 at 1:50pm

Sure, Ken Hagdal. I'm working on something I want to start self-publishing a year from this fall, so I'm going to want to start gathering information while I keep working on the writing aspect.

Comment by N. Vest on February 14, 2014 at 10:03am

Do you make any money this way?

Comment by Aaron P on February 11, 2014 at 12:29am

Do you post chapters of your work online?
It was suggested to me to set up a blog with chapters to, "generate a buzz."

This is what I'm going with my novels on Noveljoy. You get a good amount of feedback, learn what wortks, what doesn't, and, at least on that site, you are sole owner of your work.  It also provides classes and means to self-publish.  Guys here should check it out.

Comment by Pedro Angel Serrano on November 16, 2013 at 11:17am

Question for those writing a book:

Do you post chapters of your work online?
It was suggested to me to set up a blog with chapters to, "generate a buzz."

So, is it a good idea?

Comment by Pedro Angel Serrano on October 14, 2013 at 9:48am

What I'm writing is nonfiction but I've feel learning the rules has made it easier for me to break them. ;-)

Comment by Gerard on June 23, 2013 at 12:36am

@ Pedro

It depends on what kind of writing you're doing. Are you a fiction writer? Non-fiction? Poet? There's all kinds of great stuff out there depending on your genre and goals.

Comment by Philip Rodney Moon on June 22, 2013 at 8:44pm

@Pedro

I would recommend Joseph Campbell's "The Hero with a Thousand Faces" for writers of fiction. It sets up the archetypes and hero journey types that have stood the test of time in writing.

Comment by Pedro Angel Serrano on June 2, 2013 at 12:33pm

I was given some good advice from a women in publishing.
"Memorize Strunk and Whites Elements of Style."

I carried it with me for weeks and will do so again.
What other books would you say are essential for writers?

 

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