Category Archives: “Pro” Tips

Kurt is no pro but he has been around the writing block, so to speak. “Pro” Tips are Kurt’s observations…and complaints…about the art and craft and business and potentially stairs to heaven about writing.

“PRO” TIP: TAG AND YOU ARE IT — GUARANTEED!

I always hated playing Tag as a kid – I was just too slow. I could never catch any of the faster kids, who just happened to be all the other kids but me. Consequently, once someone tagged me and … Continue reading

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“PRO” TIP: HOW TO CUT DOWN ON MANUSCRIPT ERRORS; AND/OR, HOW TO GET MORE JOY OUT OF POETRY — GUARANTEED! (QUICK TIP #4)

Even though I have had two or three “PRO” Tips lined up in draft form for quite a while now, I feel compelled to get this one out before them, even though (Hmm, how ’bout that – two “even thoughs” … Continue reading

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“PRO” TIP: IF I CAN’T FIND YOU DO YOU EVEN REALLY EXIST?!

Short version – No. Less short version – A big fat ontological and/or (your choice) existential, HAYULL NO! Look, Poet (and by Poet I mean it to include all Writers and all Artists and all Photographers and all Tree House … Continue reading

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“PRO” TIP: HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR WRITING RESOURCES — GUARANTEED! (QUICK TIP #3)

If you include more than a combined fifteen (15) categories and tags in a post, the post will not show up in the WordPress Reader. (Which is (or should be) every blogger’s worst nightmare since it essentially means the post … Continue reading

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“PRO” TIP: HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR WRITING RESOURCES — GUARANTEED! (QUICK TIP #2)

  FOR MORE LIKE THIS >> CLICK CLICK   Um…excuse me, but, before you leave there’s just one more thing I need to say… I know, I know…I said I was done, but I just remembered something that, well, it’s … Continue reading

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“PRO” TIP: HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR WRITING RESOURCES — GUARANTEED! (Quick Tip #1)

Looking for a way to stay socially engaged with your desperate fans (i.e., family and friends) without having to tab out of your WordPress edit box for fear of losing your poetic mojo? Well…how about using your Site Title’s tagline … Continue reading

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“PRO” TIP: FOLLOW THIS SIMPLE ADVICE AND YOU, TOO, WILL HAVE ALL THE INFORMATION YOU NEED TO WRITE AND PUBLISH LIKE AN INDIE AUTHOR SUPER PRO – GUARANTEED!

My advice is for you is to read, study, and, for best results, memorize word for word everything that Hugh Howey and JA Konrath have ever written and spoken and (if you can find a hack into their brain) thought … Continue reading

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“PRO” TIP – DO NOT MODERATE ME!

  And by me I mean us. At least those of us who learned as children that Sticks and Stones Can Break Our Bones But Words Can Never Hurt Us… Okay, maybe sometimes words can hurt but that is not … Continue reading

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“PRO” TIP: HOW TO GET MORE “LIKES” — GUARANTEED!

Well, I guarantee that you will get more “Likes” from me, at least. And that is the collective “you,” btw. Look, I love, love, love to read. And I especially love to read Indie Authors, Indie Poets, Indie… Well, let’s … Continue reading

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