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Angela Booth
Sydney
I'm a professional copywriter, writing teacher, author and tech journalist.
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Are you a publisher or a ghostwriter? Over the past 20 years I’ve developed hundreds (literally) of blogs. It used to be simple: choose a topic and monetization options (affiliate products or advertising), then start the blog on a free... Continue reading
Reblogged 2 days ago at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
If you're exhausted, here's how to make a start on your task list anyway. Continue reading
Reblogged 3 days ago at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
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Wondering whether you'll ever be a successful writer? Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
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Want to sell your writing? You can do almost anything with a WordPress website. Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
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Want to make money writing? It's essential that you're visible. Here's how to get started. Continue reading
Reblogged 7 days ago at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
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Want to sell more books? Book marketing needn't be complicated. What could you do in ten minutes? Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2019 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
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Do you hate plotting? Here's how to make developing plots easy and fun. Try these steps. Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2019 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
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The first issue of our new newsletter is out. The theme for the first few issues: sell your writing. Continue reading
Reblogged Oct 2, 2019 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
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If you're a new freelancer, can you publish? If you have doubts, the answer is yes, you can. Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2019 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
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Do you promote your writing? Whatever kind of writing you do, you may be missing out on some easy forms of promotion. Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2019 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
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Want to sell your writing? Sales is a mindset. Continue reading
Posted Sep 28, 2019 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
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Want a glimpse behind the scenes? Subscribe to our new newsletter. Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2019 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
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Worried that your self-publishing sales will tank over the holiday season? You can fix that. Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2019 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
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The mystery genre, which comprises mystery, thriller, and suspense novels, has a huge and loyal audience. Mystery readers buy books — if they love a character an author has created, they’ll eagerly read every book in the author’s series. Another... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2019 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
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Bored with your writing? Take an inventory. Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2019 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
Visit Each Blog Before You Query. Read more than the one article that comes up when you Google a subject. Visit the blog and read several posts. And read the guest post guidelines if there are any. (This is really... Continue reading
Reblogged Sep 18, 2019 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
When I create standard minor characters and walk-ons, such as the main character’s best friend, the waitress at the diner, and the car salesman, I look for opportunities to flesh out these characters a little in revision. The benefits are... Continue reading
Reblogged Sep 18, 2019 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
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Want to get started as a fiction ghostwriter? You have questions. Here are some answers. Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2019 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
5. Give Your Characters Distinctive Traits This may sound obvious, but when you think about it, how many characters from other books can you describe as thoroughly as the characters in the Harry Potter books? Like, really? J.K. Rowling is... Continue reading
Reblogged Sep 17, 2019 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
2. Do one thing at a time. Period. When you’re extremely busy, there’s the temptation to multitask. Have you ever had that moment when two people are texting you, someone is sending you Slack messages, and someone else is trying... Continue reading
Reblogged Sep 17, 2019 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
Don’t know what keywords to use? Unsure of whether or not you even want to deal with finding keywords for your ads? Then just go with automatic targeting. Amazon will pick keywords for you by choosing products similar to what... Continue reading
Reblogged Sep 17, 2019 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
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Writing fiction? Ghostwriting -- writing novels for hire -- is a lucrative career for authors. These tips will help. Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2019 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
Frictionless idea capture helps you focus on the story in your head, not on the software collecting the ideas. Once you have a nice outline, you can easily share it with colleagues or even collaborate over the Internet to turn... Continue reading
Reblogged Sep 15, 2019 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog
1. Ghostwriting fees vary widely. Let’ s assume you are a beginner at ghostwriting. Ghostwriting fees in the range of $12,000 – $15,000 are usually the low end for a book of 200-300 pages. A much shorter book (let’s say... Continue reading
Reblogged Sep 15, 2019 at Angela Booth's Writing Blog