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Are you looking for a particular article or information on a particular topic? Here is a list of this blog's monthly articles with links:

July 1, 2017: Take Out that Story You Love, Dust It Off, and Finish Writing It!

June 6, 2017: It’s Time to Finish the Writing Projects You Started

May 1, 2017: Writers, Authors, Screenwriters: Try Something So Big God Has to Show Up

April 1, 2017: Lessons in Beginnings for Writers

March 1, 2017: Helping A Writer’s Muddled Mind - Part 2

February 1, 2017: Helping A Writer’s Muddled Mind - Part 1

January 1, 2017: The Fear of Writing

December 1, 2016: Have You Ever Wanted to Write for Kids? Try Tara Lazar's Picture Book Challenge in January

November 1, 2016: How to Pitch Conference Directors on Teaching a Workshop

October 1, 2016: May I Have Another Cup of Creativity, Please?

September 1, 2016: How to Set Up Your Amazon Author Page

August 1, 2016:  Writing for Publication and ... Servanthood

July 1, 2016: Ways to Market Your Book - Amazon Followers and Giveaways

June 1, 2016: Ways to Market Your Book - How To Get Book Reviews on Amazon, Goodreads, and More

May 1, 2016: How to Make Your Manuscript Into a Kindle E-Book on Amazon (for Free) - Part 4 – Uploading Your Ebook

April 1, 2016: How to Make Your Manuscript Into a Kindle E-Book on Amazon - Part 3 - Get Your E-Book Covers Here! (Not All Free)

March 1, 2016: How to Make Your Manuscript Into a Kindle E-Book on Amazon (for Free) - Part 2 - Front Matter, Back Matter, and Images

February 1, 2016: How to Make Your Manuscript a Kindle E-Book on Amazon (for Free) - Part 1: Formatting Your Kindle Document

January 1, 2016: Calling All Writers, Novelists, Screenwriters: Dianne's Challenge for 2016 and Beyond - Go Rogue!

December 1, 2015: Writing Stories: What Your Story Needs - Part 2

November 1, 2015: Writing Stories: What Your Story Needs - Part 1

October 1, 2015: Which Rights are Right to Buy for Your Compilation? - How to Write a Compilation - Part 4

September 1, 2015: How to Write a Compilation - Part 3

August 1, 2015: How to Write a Compilation - Part 2

July 4, 2015: How to Write a Compilation - Part 1

June 1, 2015: How to Get Unstuck When You're Stalled in Your Writing (Beating "Writer's Block") 

May 1, 2015: Writer's Conferences: What Should I Prepare to Take? What Should I Expect? What Should I Do There?

April 1, 2015: Writing from Your Core Message - How to Create Fantastic Fiction or Nonfiction that Reaches the Heart of Your Audience 

March 1, 2015: Gleaning New Writing Projects from What You've Planted and Harvested in the Past

February 1, 2015: What are Your Key Words? Communicating Your Writing's Purpose

January 1, 2015:  25 Free Ways to Market Your Book

December 1, 2014: Keep Your Eye on the Ball: One Sentence that Can Elevate Your Writing to New Heights

November 1, 2014:  Help for Writers Dealing with Disappointment 

October 1, 2014:  What Does Your Audience Need to Hear from You?

September 1: 2014:  Dreaming of Seeing Your Writing Project in Film? Maybe You Should!

August 8, 2014:  Tidbits from the Greater Philadelphia Christian Writers Conference

July 1, 2014:  When Writing Makes You Feel Tired, Anxious, or Stressed

June 1, 2014: "In Between" Times - Time to Refresh Your Heart and Spirit

May 1, 2014: Create Your Own Text on Images for Your Blogs and Marketing Your Books

April 1, 2014: How Do I Approach a Book Publisher or an Agent?

March 1, 2014: Should I find a Publisher for My Book on My Own? Or Should I Find an Agent?

February 1, 2014: How to Write and Get Published by Magazines and Book Publishers

January 1, 2014: What You Need to Know about Book Publishers BEFORE Publishing Your Book

December 1, 2013: Wishing You "A Ruby Christmas"

November 1, 2013: Discovering Goodreads

October 1, 2013: How I Changed My Facebook Book's Page to an Author Page

September 1, 2013: What to Do at Your In-Store Author Event (AKA "Author Book Signing" and How To Make It a Success - Part 2

August 1, 2013: How to Set Up an In-Store Author Event (AKA "Author Book Signing") - Part 1

July 1, 2013: What is AWSA and the International Christian Retail Show (ICRS)?

June 1, 2013: Highlights and Helpful Tidbits from the Colorado Christian Writers Conference

May 1, 2013: 7 Keys to (SEO-Successful) Blog Posts

April 1, 2013: 8 Tips for Formatting Your Manuscripts So Editors Will Love (Not Hate) You

March 1, 2013: Building Your Landing Page

February 1, 2013: Your Writing and Publishing Career: Where Do You Want To Get To From Here?

January 1, 2013: 5 Ways to Get the Word Out About Your Author Event

December 1, 2012: Help! How Do I Sell My Book?! - Helpful Tips

November 1, 2012: Are You NaNoWriMo-ing? Benefits of and Tips for Surviving National Novel Writing Month

October 1, 2012: Are Print Magazines Making a Comeback?

September 1, 2012: Make Your Own Book Trailer - Easy and Free!

August 2, 2012: Twitter and Paper.li

July 1, 2012: Making the Most of Using Twitter

June 23, 2012: Welcome to this new Writing Blog that Used to be a Writing Zine! 

Prior to June 2012, Dianne E. Butts About Writing was an e-zine available to subscribers only.

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