Opyrus Blog for Authors and Writers

Published On May 14, 2021

Why You Should Write for Only Ten Minutes a Day

Starting anything new is hard. And the harder it is, the less likely we are to keep going. If you decide you want to run, never have before and then sign yourself up for a marathon, you are not really likely to succeed (trust me, I tried).

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Published On Apr 8, 2021

How Writing Your Goals Will Change Your Life

For years I worked as a life and relationships coach. And I would always ask my clients to write. At first they didn't know why. They knew I was a professional writer but why would I be asking them to write? It didn't take long for them to...

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Published On Jan 13, 2021

Are You a Writer?

Have you ever struggled with calling yourself a “writer”? There is something about that title that seems to come with a showy-off type of feeling. It is as if saying you are a writer automatically means that you are saying you are talented. And...

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Published On Aug 6, 2020

4 Reasons Why Writing Leads to Stress Relief

Often we think of the writing process of one that requires us to be calm and collected. We have our steaming hot coffee, some classical music playing in the background, the sun is streaming in beautifully and our creative juices are flowing.

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Published On Oct 27, 2014

How Frequently Should You Share (And Publish!) Your Writing?

We all learned in kindergarten that sharing is caring, but when it comes to writing, sharing your work can be downright scary! The decision to share your work depends on a lot of different factors, and the sharing itself can take many forms.

The...

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Published On Oct 27, 2014

Writing for the Ear: Can Audiobooks Improve Your Work?

Can audio books help you create music for your readers' ears?

It's clear that audiobooks are a powerful force that writers would be remiss to overlook, but there may be a hidden benefit to including audiobooks in your overall publishing...

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Published On Oct 27, 2014

What Self-published Authors Should Do About a Bad Review

 

A bad book review is not uncommon and it will not be your last!

There is one truism that all self-published authors must accept -- not everyone is going to like what you write. The good news is a bad review at least means someone is reading...

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Published On Sep 27, 2014

How to Throw a Book Launch Party for Sales Out of the Gate

Whether you're an independent self published author or you go the traditional route, a big part of your writing job is going to be marketing your book after it's published. Word of mouth is crucial for any book's success, and one of the best...

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Published On Aug 12, 2015

How to Create a Winning Formula in Your Non-Fiction Niche

Readers usually search for non-fiction books because they're looking to solve a problem or answer a question. They search for their books by keyword: growing vegetables, puppy training, sailboat building. Unlike fiction authors, people who write...

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