Category Archives: Kathryn Craft

Writing Agreement # 1: Be Impeccable with Your Word

Turning Whine into Gold By Kathryn Craft, @KCraftWriter Last year, Janice Gable Bashman and I co-wrote an article for Writer’s Digest Magazine, The 7 Deadly Sins of Self-Editing, that turned out to be quite popular. Apparently sinning resonated with writers … Continue reading

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5 Steps Toward Your Truest Contribution

By Kathryn Craft Turning Whine Into Gold The lament of the modern author, whose writing must now compete for purchase with every other book, from classics like the Iliad to the newest self-published odyssey, all of which will now be … Continue reading

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5 Tips To Help Writers Embrace Change

by Kathryn Craft Turning Whine into Gold Everything’s changing. Yep—that’s a whine all right, and a truth, and the summary of this entire post. Change is as constant in publishing as any other industry impacted by computerization in the past … Continue reading

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What it Takes to Go the Distance

Laura here – Speaking of going the distance, I just wanted to let you know that  I’m teaching a course, Submissions that Sell,  the in February at Margie Lawson’s Writers Academy. Need a query? Need to organize submissions? Covers everything … Continue reading

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5 Things Readers Want from Novelists on Social Media

Turning Whine into Gold: 5 things readers want from novelists on social media by Kathryn Craft You may not have a book out, but if you have expressed on Twitter or Facebook your hope to be a published author, you … Continue reading

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Turning Whine into Gold: The Writer’s Spirit is Forged in the Fire

by Kathryn Craft Last week I had to un-friend someone on Facebook for violating my right to pursue happiness. I can only assume he’s had enough of reading about the growing excitement for my debut novel, coming out in two … Continue reading

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Turning Whine into Gold: Put Inner Conflict on Your Team

By Kathryn Craft Storytellers know that on the page, internal conflict is a writer’s best friend. But when that conflict emerges from voices inside the writer’s own head, where each wants to weigh in on the writer’s path and her … Continue reading

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