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How NOT to Get Published

Don't be a weirdo.

Since one of my goals here at the Christian Writer’s Den is to help you in your search for publication, we’ll continue our preparations for writing conferences. After all, I made many of the mistakes we talk about here. Thankfully I was given the opportunity to repair the damage I’d done, but not everyone gets a second chance. Don’t waste your opportunity.

Some of my favorite conferences are already over and some are coming up in the next few weeks and months. But whether you’re preparing for your experience or remembering back on it, I hope you won’t regret your actions.

This little video was produced a couple of years ago by my friends at CLASS Christian Writers Conference (CLASSeminars.org) and I just have to share it with you again today. How NOT to Get Published…

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Writer’s Headlines: Call for MoGo7000 Achievers, Call for Kudos & How NOT to Get Published!

Thursday’s Writer’s Headlines are calling you!

Yes, it’s that time again. Time to let us know what you’ve been doing all month. Plus, some not-so-gentle tips on how NOT to get published!


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Sustainable Writing: Research, Redo and Reuse, Part One, by Edie Melson


ediemelsonheadshot2I admit, I’m not a great recycler. We don’t have recycle capability with our garbage pick up, so it’s not easy to make the best use of this worthwhile endeavor.

But garbage recycling isn’t the only thing I miss the mark on. I’m not good at recycling when it comes to my writing, either. But Edie Melson is! And she’ll be here for the next few weeks, teaching us how to make the best use of our time, research, and words! Welcome, Edie!

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