Category Archives: Writing

Answering the Call

These are the words of Marcia Diehl, Balboa Press author of “Do You See It? Do You See It?”. Marcia answered the call to write her book and self-publish with Balboa Press. If you’d like to learn more about Marcia, you can visit her website  Download the Balboa Press free publishing guide to receive more information. “When…

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Tips for Beating Writer’s Block, Part Four

We hope this post finds you proceeding smoothly along the self-publishing road! If, however, you’ve been hitting a few bumps (or road blocks!) lately, you’ve come to the right place. Today we present our fourth batch of suggestions for staying the course when the obstacles seem insurmountable, and when writer’s block has you thinking of a career…

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Tips for Beating Writer’s Block, Part One

Today we’d like to begin discussing something that affects all writers, self-published or otherwise. Yeah, you know what it is already: writer’s block. Why are there so many articles on writer’s block? Probably because writer’s block is to authors what a pulled muscle is to an athlete: one of the common denominators of the trade,…

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Are you a “Pantser” or are you a “Plotter?”

Whitney Eklof is currently an offline marketing specialist for Author Solutions, the world leader in supported self-publishing. She has a master’s degree in telecommunications from Indiana University, focusing specifically on storytelling across a range of mediums and story world creation.  While at IU, she also served as an associate instructor, educating students about writing, storytelling,…

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Creative Exercises to Keep You Going

Whitney Eklof is currently an offline marketing specialist for Author Solutions, the world leader in supported self-publishing. She has a master’s degree in telecommunications from Indiana University, focusing specifically on storytelling across a range of mediums and storyworld creation.  While at IU, she also served as an associate instructor, educating students about writing, storytelling, and…

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