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Category Archives: Lists
6 Early Blogging Mistakes I Made as a Beginner (And How to Avoid Them)
This is what a decade of trial and error has taught me about blogging. I wish someone had told me these things years ago.
5 Indie Bookstores Worth Visiting
There’s something special about indie bookstores: the passion from their booksellers, the creativity in their setups and their comforting environments.
4 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Writing About Real Historical Figures
Is it okay to write about real historical figures in a fiction book? Here are 4 questions you should ask yourself if you want to go down that road.
5 Steps to Help You Finish Writing Your Book Manuscript
Sometimes the most difficult part of writing a book is simply finishing your manuscript. Here are some practical steps for getting it done.
Ranking the 10 Best American Authors from the 20th Century
American history is packed with legendary writers, particularly in the 1900’s. But who were the best American authors from the 20th century?
5 Recent Movies About Authors That All Writers Should Watch
As a writer, you should focus on reading books. But sometimes you just need to watch a good movie. Here are the five best recent films for writers.
Read These 5 Books About Writing to Become a Better Writer
Reading about writing can actually make you a better writer. Start with these 5 books about writing to help hone the craft of writing.
7 writing lessons: What a home renovation taught me about writing a book
Before tackling that next big project, understand these 7 steps to ensuring a successful final product.
10 Best Non-Fiction Books to Add to Your Reading List
Influencial memoirs convey truly powerful messages. Here is a list of the best non-fiction books to add to your reading list.
Ranking the 5 Best John Steinbeck Books
Both brilliant and controversial, it’s hard to argue John Steinbeck’s place near the top of classic American literature. But of his most famous books, which is his crowning achievement?
Ranking the Top 10 Best Mitch Albom Books
One of the greatest writers of his generation, Mitch Albom has mastered the “magical realism” sub-genre. Let’s count down the best Mitch Albom books.
Ranking the 5 Best Ernest Hemingway Books
Ernest Hemingway was one of the greatest authors in the history of American literature. Let’s countdown some of the best Hemingway books.
The 10 Best Authors from Michigan
As a native of the great state of Michigan, and as an avid reader and writer, here’s a look at my countdown of the best authors from my home state.
5 overlooked novels you should make time to read
Some books are just too good to be overlooked. And it’s a darn shame when they are. Here are five you should make some time to read.