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Book Quote Corner – The Red Hunter

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Six Sites That Pay For Flash Fiction and Poetry

 

by Robert Turner

List is current for July 2017.

If like a lot of struggling authors you are desperate to get your work sold, why not downscale a little? Try your hand at writing flash fiction or short stories.

The sites listed below will pay you for your submissions if they are accepted, you’ll get yourself published and you might even be able to afford ribbon for your typewriter.

The sites vary in their submission requirements, so do spend the time looking through these carefully before you submit. Up to 20 percent of submissions don’t comply and get binned immediately. The links will take you to the submission pages.

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15 Tips for Writing Poetry

Letters

 

by Jacqui Murray

Poetry is not something I’m good at writing, so I enjoy it vicariously through online friends like Audrey Dawn of Oldest Daughter and Red-headed Sister. I’ve been following her for several years and always find her poetry startlingly personal, quick peeks into a world ruled by emotion and heart. I’m way too structured for that, so I only enjoy it through someone else’s eyes.

To honor April’s National Poetry Month, here are fifteen tips from those who have no trouble delivering this concise-but-pithy form of writing:

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3 Ways Keeping a Journal Makes You a Better Writer

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Everyone writes, often because they have to. If you’ve fallen in love with writing for pleasure, it’s easy to forget you don’t have to stick to one medium to do it. Just because you spend most of your writing time weaving together short stories doesn’t mean you can’t try your hand at a poem or two every now and then.

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January 2015 Author Earnings Report

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Here is an interesting post on some crunchy numbers regarding author earnings in a report that came out January 2015. Check out the full report for information beyond this snippet.

What I find interesting is that this report gives some pro-indie and some pro-traditional information. Keep in mind that all the below stats have to do with ebooks and not the entire book market.

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New Addition to the Writer’s Toolbox!

Hello writers,

I found an interesting tidbit that I thought would be a great addition to the Writer’s Toolbox. I put it at the bottom of the “General Writing” category.

I’m always on the lookout for neat links to contribute to the Writer’s Toolbox (and if any of you spot something worthy of the list, certainly let me know) to help us all keep the words flowing.

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