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Going from “writer” to “author”

Congratulations, you wrote a book! Now what?

Going from writer to author
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Mark Twain famously said, “The difference between the right word and the almost right word is like the difference between lightning and lightning bug.” I would argue that same degree of difference applies to the terms “writer” and “author.” While the words often are used interchangeably, they actually represent two distinct jobs with two distinct skill sets and mindsets. For writers who want to make the most of their “newly published” status, the following insights may help.

 

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