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Xlibris Weekend Recap: 12 Stories You Might Have Missed

Get the skinny on a variety of self-publishing news! Xlibris gives you a recap of author features, writing tips, literary events, Xlibris promos, and more to guide your way to self-publishing success. Catch up on all the happenings in our Weekend Recap below.

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Xlibris Writing Tips:
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Xlibris Presents How to Write Succinctly

Marketing and Publishing Services Promotion

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Xlibris Press Releases:

New Travelogue Shows the Excitement and Romance of Exotic ‘Brazil’
Action-packed Spy Thriller Awaits Readers in ‘A Call to Prayer’
Arthur Cantrell Recreates the Terror and Intrigue that Foreshadowed the End of WWII
New Book ‘Foulweather Farm’ Is a Husband’s Touching Tribute to His Beloved Wife

 

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Xlibris Weekend Recap: 32 Stories You Might Have Missed

Get the skinny on a variety of self-publishing news! Xlibris gives you a recap of author features, writing tips, literary events, Xlibris promos, and more to guide your way to self-publishing success.  Catch up on all the happenings in our Weekend Recap below.

 

Writing Inspiration: Quotes of the Week

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Xlibris Blog: Author’s Blog

Xlibris Author Annette Keeble Martens Depicts a Versatile Wordsmith – Part 2

Xlibris author Annette Keeble Martens further shares her craft, its influence on others, and a glimpse of her family struggles and achievements. When people say that they don’t like poetry, let them read one of yours. I do, and then … 

Xlibris Author Annette Keeble Martens Depicts a Versatile Wordsmith – Part 1

A precocious writer since age six, multi-published Xlibris author Annette Keeble Martens has written in every genre possible. Annette’s love of writing coupled with a rich imagination gave birth to thousands of poems and short … 

 

Writer’s Workshop: Writing Tips

Xlibris Presents How To Kill Your Darlings and Foes

Humans may have a predilection for a touch of the macabre in fiction to deal with the inevitable and unbearable suddenness of death. If you as a writer can make your readers   … read-more-button

Xlibris Presents How to Promote Your Book on a Budget – Part 4

Marketing your book in the most budget-friendly way possible is perhaps the ultimate test of your creativity as a wordsmith. You don’t need to be good at numbers to …read-more-button

Xlibris Presents How to Promote Your Book on a Budget – Part 3

A low-cost yet effective book marketing strategy is like succinct writing that can get your message across in just a few words. You can find ways to trim your marketing cost and still reach more readers in the same way … read-more-button

 

Indie Authors Roundup: Critic’s Choice

Xlibris THE TRUE SURVIVORS a story that needs to be told by Renae Green

Today Xlibris features teenage self-published author, Renae Green, whose book THE TRUE SURVIVORS, although short, has a huge story to tell. Renae Green in her young life has had to face appalling struggles including a debilitating illness and the most terrifying … read-more-button

– Xlibris Book Do Not Forget This Small Honest Nation by Rev. Adam Somorjai, OSB and Professor Tibor Zinner

Xlibris Authors Adam Somorjai, OSB, Tibor Zinner Get BlueInk Review Thumbs Up Commemorating an anti-communist poster boy in their book Do Not Forget This Small Honest Nation, Xlibris authors Rev. Adam Somorjai, OSB and  … read-more-button

 

Marketing and Publishing Services Promotion

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Literary Contests and Events

Literary Contest

The Footpath Library Epic! Poetry Competition
Deadline of entries: 03 February 2014
Laura Literary Awards
Entries close 14th February 2014
Eaglehawk Dahlia and Arts Festival Inc. Literary Competition
Deadline of entries: 14 February 2014
The Romance Writers of Australia: First Kiss
Deadline of entries: 14 February 2014
FreeXpresSion Haiku Competition 2014
Deadline of entries: 28 February 2014
2014 Northern Territory Literary Awards
Deadline of entries: 28 February 2014
Scarlett Award
Deadline of entries: 28 February 2014

Conferences and Events

Creative Writing Stage 1
Event runs from 14 January to 11 February 2014
Perth International Arts Festival 2014
Event runs from 07 February to 01 March 2014
Digital Writers Festival
Event runs from 13 to 24 February 2014
Poetry d’Amour 2014
Event is on 14 February 2014
Dunedoo Bush Poetry festival
Event runs from 27 February to 2 March 2014

 

Press Release

 

Book Videos

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