Ten Commandments For The Thriving Writer is back on sale for just 99 cents this week.
You can grab it now from Amazon stores worldwide, and remember that if you don't have a Kindle, you can still read Kindle books on your other devices using the free Kindle app, which you can download here.
I'm celebrating the 99 cent sale with one of my 99 Things posts, and today it's 99 things you might want to put on your writing bucket list.
Pick and choose the ones that work for you, and start crossing them off.
Write a story about your first love.
Write an article about your pet peeve.
Write (and submit) a guest post or pitch for your favorite blog.
Write (and submit) an article or query for your favorite magazine.
Find a writing buddy or group.
Get your work professionally critiqued.
Take one of these excellent online courses Self-Publish On Demand or Self-Publish On Kindle. (Love, Love Love these courses. They helped me get my own Kindle books out there, and yes, I'm an affiliate, find out what that means here).
Invest in Danny Iny's Write Like Freddy course. (Love this one too, and yep, also an affiliate).
Write a book.
Publish a book.
Start a niche blog on your favorite topic.
Read and/or download this free report The Secret To Making Money With Your Blog.
Learn how to use quality PLR for your blog and ezine and leave more writing time for your books and stories.
Learn exactly what PLR is and how to use it with this free report.
Write a poem.
Write a song.
Write a novel.
Write a play.
Write a screenplay.
Write a non-fiction book.
Enter a writing contest.
Make the shortlist in a writing contest.
Place in a writing contest.
Win a writing contest.
Write some flash fiction.
Meet an author you love.
Go to a writers' conference.
Help edit, critique or beta read someone else's book.
Learn how to market your work.
Build an awesome writer's website.
Collaborate with other authors (learn how to turn your competitors into profits here).
Interview another author for your blog.
Repurpose some of your articles or blog posts into an ebook.
Package some of your short stories or essays into an anthology.
Get a story or essay into someone else's anthology.
Build passive income by writing Kindle books and see the royalties start to trickle in.
Find other ways to make passive income by leveraging your online presence, giving you more time to write.
Work out how to use Twitter to promote your writing.
Get 1000 Twitter followers.
Work out how to use LinkedIn and Pinterest too.
Get published in a magazine.
Get published in a newspaper.
Study for a DIY MFA in creative writing.
Study for an actual MFA in creative writing.
Go on a writers' retreat.
Write a piece you're really proud of.
Get it published.
Frame one of your book covers.
Do a book signing.
Launch one of your books with a big party.
Volunteer at a writing conference.
Speak at a writing conference.
Teach someone to write.
Attend writing classes in your home town.
Find (or start) a writing group in your home town.
Submit your work for a big award.
Get shortlisted for a big award.
Win a big award.
Write an epic poem.
Do something amazing or unique so you can write about it.
Try your hand at travel writing.
Write a sequel or prequel to your favorite novel.
Self-publish a book.
Submit your book to traditional publishers.
Find a mentor.
Be a mentor.
Own a rare first edition or other piece of writing memorabilia.
Take on a passion project.
Write a newsletter for your blog subscribers.
Create a virtual magazine.
Write 10 short stories.
Write 100 short stories.
Go to a literary festival.
Go to a book signing by an author you admire.
Find out how to outsource tasks you don't love (learn more about outsourcing with this free report).
Take this free course The Power of a Focused Business to help you run your writing business.
Write and publish a review of your favorite book.
And your favorite movie.
And your favorite restaurant.
Make someone you love a character in a story.
Make someone you hate a character in a story (and make sure it ends badly for him).
Go on a writing related vacation somewhere exotic.
Spend a month writing from your favorite beach.
Live abroad for a year and write in street cafes.
Write a children's book.
Write a series.
Write a letter to your teenage self.
Publish it somewhere other teenagers can read it.
Write about the place you love most in the world.
Write about the issue that most bothers you.
Write your truths.
Take your worst fear or deepest secret and give it to one of your characters. See how readers react.
Re-write something that happened to you the way you wish it had happened.
Read Bird by Bird: some instructions on Writing and Life by Anne Lamott.
Read The Writers' Workout by Christina Katz.
Read Writing Down The Bones by Natalie Goldberg.
Read The Thriving Writer. Click the image to buy.
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