Five ways to choose your next writing project

Do you have ideas coming out of your ears? So many great stories to tell that you can’t decide which one to focus on first? In some ways this is a great position to be in, but when it comes to getting projects finished, it can be a bit of a curse. If you’re the sort...

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What is Assisted Self-Publishing?

The basic definition of assisted self-publishing is exactly what it sounds like - it’s self-publishing, with help. But the general category encompasses a lot of different services, and, just like traditional publishing, lone self-publishing, or any other way of...

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Five ways to make the most of a one-day writing retreat

These days, most writers (whether amateur or pro) have to juggle their writing with day jobs, childcare, and a whole host of other responsibilities, and it can be difficult to find time for writing. Sometimes the answer is a writing retreat, but even the more...

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What we’ve been working on, Winter 2017

It’s been a busy month here at Lodestar HQ! We were delighted to have the chance to work with an exciting new publisher, Carnation Books, on book covers for talented debut author Clara W. Barrow. Check them out: Just Like That (Gone and Changed) and Everywhere With...

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