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What is Marketing?

By Wendy Meyeroff

When I started my BlogTalkRadio show on cost-effective marketing, Piggy Bank Promotions (PBP), in 2011,…

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Writing for Everyone

By Jane Gardner

“What are you working on now?” a friend recently asked me.  “A little bit of…

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What's Coming Up in 2014?

By Alexandra Cantor Owens

As the professional association of independent nonfiction writers, ASJA has to stay current with the…

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Writing Despite Grief

By Candy Arrington

An early morning phone call brought the news of my mother’s death. Waves of nostalgia,…

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Cut and Paste

By Anne Cassidy

The other day I was revising an essay, moving paragraphs around with keystrokes and trying…

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The Play's the Thing

By Susan Shafer

During downtime from writing for the education market, I sometimes vary my time by working…

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The 30-Minute Novelist

By JoBeth McDaniel

Novels, when abandoned, begin to stink. A journalist with a desk piled high with work…

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