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What I Learned After Launching My First Book

In May 2021, I set out on a mission to edit one of my oldest short stories so I could release it on Amazon later

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Tough Lessons Learned on My Self-Publication Journey

It may shock you to know that self-publishing can be challenging and difficult in unexpected ways. With only one book out in the world (a

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My Year in Writing – Lessons from 2020

What a strange year this was! If I could summarize my year in a short blurb, I would say this was the year to discover

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Self-publishing, Impatience, and a Writer’s Sin

Did you know biologists often store samples in -80°C freezers? These frozen giants are a massive source of stress. Sometimes they stop working during the

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Why Diversifying Your Creativity Will Be the Best Decision You Ever Make

You may have noticed a few changes on my blog recently. Namely, the appearance of a new section called “Shop” as well as a stream

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Afraid of Marketing Your Work? You Shouldn’t, This Is Why

Whether you’re a writer or a content producer, there is one task you can’t avoid: marketing your work. But how can you do it effectively

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3 Mistakes I Made When I First Started Submitting Short Stories

These last couple of months have been hard. I’ve accumulated dozens of rejection letters and more heartbreaks than I care to count. But I’ve also

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COVID-19 taught us it’s okay to slow down

When I was in elementary school, my teacher used to call me “turtle.” She said it affectionately to express how frustrated she felt by my

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This is why I’m not working on my personal brand during the COVID-19 pandemic

As soon as the first day of lockdown came to an end, marketing experts invaded our social media feeds like mushrooms claiming this is the

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There’s Only One Real Use of Social Media for Rising Artists and Content Creators

Don’t grow an audience, grow WITH your audience instead As content creators, sometimes we all wish things would be a little bit easier. Most days,

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