1. On Ending With Death


    March 21, 2015 by Nathaniel Tower

    he dies

    The leading cause of death in unpublished fiction is the end of the story. Oftentimes, these deaths are inexplicably violent, …
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  2. On Multitasking, Writing, and Joggling


    March 8, 2015 by Nathaniel Tower

    treadmill joggling

    I have taken multitasking to a new level. About a week ago, I accomplished a feat previously unknown to humankind. …
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  3. 5 Reasons Your Book Isn’t Selling


    February 24, 2015 by Nathaniel Tower


    So you just had a new book published. Congratulations, by the way. Huge accomplishment. How did you celebrate? A week …
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  4. Customers Also Bought What? Learning from Your Amazon Book Page

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    February 11, 2015 by Nathaniel Tower


    Even if you hate Amazon, chances are that’s where many of your book sales happen. We can vilify Amazon all …
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  5. Tax Time for Writers: How To Report Your Writing Income

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    February 8, 2015 by Nathaniel Tower


    Getting paid for your writing feels great. Paying taxes on those earnings does not. There are plenty of ways to …
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  6. Seriously, You Don’t Really Need To Delete All Your Adverbs


    January 24, 2015 by Nathaniel Tower

    the road to hell is not paved with adverbs

    We’ve all heard that we need to avoid adverbs at all costs in our writing. We’ve even heard that the …
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  7. Writing a Sequel: Tips, Thoughts, and Shameless Promotion


    January 11, 2015 by Nathaniel Tower

    writing sequels

    Sometimes writers fall in love with their characters. When the story or book is over, we’re sad to see them …
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