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How to Publish a Book

Have you wondered the easiest way how to publish a book? I know from my own experience it's easier to self publish a book than it used to be. But, these days you can sign up as an author at Amazon and Barnes and Nobel and upload your manuscript and start selling it online. On… Continue reading How to Publish a Book

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Book Writing Software

You might like New Novelist book writing software, if you need a helping hand writing a book of poetry or novel. You can get by with Microsoft Word, but within the new novelist software, you can add as many chapters as you want and keep notes for characters and your references used. For me, it's simpler… Continue reading Book Writing Software

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How to Copyright

How to copyright that book of poetry or novel of yours isn't as hard as it used to be. If I can do it, anyone can. The hardest part is writing, organizing and piecing your book of poetry or novel together to make it coherent. That takes some time. All you need is Microsoft Word to… Continue reading How to Copyright

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How to Write a Book

Wondering how to write a book? How it happens for me is, subtle messages pop out from nowhere while watching scientific documentaries on YouTube, throwing a tennis ball to my beloved dog Bubba, exercising in my dusty garage, to a fluttering cooing Dove flapping down on my cracked block wall in the backyard (Remember, I told you about the Doves?)… Continue reading How to Write a Book

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How to Write a Poem

In my opinion, there's no single way, formula or person anywhere I know about that shows you step by step how to write a poem and makes a Poet out of you. I am sure there's many books for sale and websites about this subject, but I never visited them nor bought any books about it. It's… Continue reading How to Write a Poem

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Edgar Allan Poe influenced me

Edgar Allan Poe influenced me early in life, writing poetry. But much later in life, I wrote Deafly Thinking, Hell Bent, Ode to Uncle Joe, Always, Angel of the Water, Darkly Winged  and Night Blooming Jasmine in that same spirit as when I was a young teen. One poem of his titled "Annabele Lee," moved me deeply. It… Continue reading Edgar Allan Poe influenced me