Why Every Writer Should Have A Blog

Author Archive | Rex Stevens

Why Every Writer Should Have A Blog

One of the biggest challenges I faced when I got started as a writer was understanding the advantages that different tools gave me. For example, I wasn’t a big fan of social media but when I saw the way readers were interacting with me, I knew it was a platform I needed to be on. […]

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5 Things Not To Do When Writing A Book

Writing your first book? Prepare to make mistakes! It’s going to happen lots of times and the important thing to remember is to not get discouraged. You will be told there’s too many books and not enough readers, that it’s too difficult an industry to get into and other excuses why you shouldn’t get started […]

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How To Market Yourself As An Author

As an author, you probably have a lot of questions when you start out. Beyond the obvious ones about actually writing the book(minor detail), you are probably curious what you can do to market yourself. The truth is that there are so many authors out there today that it’s hard to find an audience and […]

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FLYING

I am a pilot and have been since 1977. I have a love of anything that gets off the ground and have tried most of them. One of the highlights of my flying career was when I got to fly-in to the Experimental Aircraft Association air show in Oshkosh, Wisconsin back in the mid 80’s. […]

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TED talks

If you’ve never gone to the website TED.com you really should. They feature short talks by people with amazing ideas about art, technology and business and how those ideas can come together. Here is one by the Author of Eat, Love, Pray that I particularly enjoyed. This woman has to be a genius and is […]

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The unexpected journey

The thing is,when I started writing about 8 years ago, I didn’t know i was entering into the vanguard of a new era in the publishing industry…. But I was. Self Published and Print-on-demand were terms that referred to that garbage that people who couldn’t be published traditionally resorted to. But boy was that about […]

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Hallucination High

  This is what I woke up dreaming about a couple of weeks ago. And you wonder why I write books?   I strolled through the maze of tall buildings supported one level above ground by a myriad of giant square columns. Books rested in my hands. One was an address book of some sort […]

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