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Start Right Where You Are and Get It Done

A Review of a New Book by Sam Bennett “When you decide that, you want something and you move toward it physically, emotionally or spiritually, then your movement opens up new pathways by which things can appear in your life,” … Continue reading

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Vital Signs: The Nature and Nurture of Passion — a Review

One skill that will support you on your quest to complete your book is what probably drew you to your write it in the first place: Passion, says Gregg Levoy. Continue reading

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Transformational Writing: An Act of Love by Alissa Lukara

The Transformational Writers website arose out of my calling to provide a place of support and exploration for writers who aim hikeronrockto explore the evolution of consciousness, alternative realities and write stories that make a positive difference. Continue reading

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Are You a Transformational Writer? Interview with Alissa Lukara – Life Passages TV

Are you a transformational writer? Watch Alissa Lukara’s interview on Life Passages – A Soul’s Journey TV show to find out what transformational writing is and whether the book or essays you write are part of the transformational writing movement. … Continue reading

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Writing with Nature By Tina Welling

When we align ourselves with the element of nature that meets our writing needs, we dip into a vast inventory of inspiration and insight. Continue reading

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How to Grow Your Business as a Published Author… and Impact More Lives With Your Message

Have you dreamed of writing a book or becoming a successful published author? Do you have a valuable message that will help transform lives and your business? Continue reading

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Getting Unblocked From Writer’s Block

Most writers have probably felt as though they’ve been “blocked” or stuck for words at one time or another, so if this is denisejadensomething you struggle with, you’re not alone. Continue reading

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Six Easy Ways to Keep Your Book Writing Fire Burning in the New Year

Did you start your writing New Year filled with the creative fire to write? Are you burning to complete a book or other project? Is your writing wood pile well-stocked with a supply of writing goals and resolutions? How can you make sure 2012 is the year you throw enough logs on the fire to burn and sizzle your way to completing and publishing your book, essays, poetry and articles? Continue reading

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Sharlene Martin on How to Avoid 10 Query Letter Mistakes

You’ve spent years writing your nonfiction book, memoir or novel. Now you’re ready to seek agent representation on the path to getting published– you hope.

Don’t trash your own dreams by not taking as much care with the agent query process as you do with your own writing.

At the 2011 Willamette Writers Conference, Sharlene Martin, agent and founder of Martin Literary Management, and co-author with Anthony Flacco of Publish Your Nonfiction Book: Strategies for Learning the Industry, Selling Your Book, and Building a Successful Career (Writer’s Digest Books, Nov. 2009) shared these 10 problems she had found in nonfiction queries authors had sent her and how to avoid them (fiction writers, many of these apply to you, too): Continue reading

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Writing Survey Results: Top questions, challenges, interests and callings of the Transformational Writers community

Thanks to all of you who participated in the Transformational Writers survey. The survey covered a variety of writing subjects, including the top writing questions, challenges, interests and callings from individuals subscribing to or visiting Transformational Writers. It offers a terrific overview of the ins and outs of the writer’s journey. Here are the results:

1. How long have you been writing?

More than 10 years – 64.6%
5 to 10 years – 14.6%
1 to 5 years – 10.4%
Less than one year – 10.4% Continue reading

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