Elizabeth Blackwell

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Elizabeth Blackwell is a freelance writer and author of the historical novels Red Mistress, On a Cold Dark Sea, and While Beauty Slept. She lives outside Chicago with her family and ever-growing stacks of must-read books. 


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New Year’s Resolutions for Writers (That Aren’t About Writing)

This year, rather than making resolutions about how or when you write, consider focusing on the skills and habits that will help you maintain a career in the ever-changing world of publishing.

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How Not to Lose Money as a Published Author

Writers are under increasing pressure to spend their own money while promoting their books, even if their book is published by a Big Four publishing house.