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In this post, Michelle talks about theme vs. plot, and reveals some details about the direction of her book. This is an inside look at a first-time writer, in progress. // from Michelle Hickey Design
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Introducing the theme of my book

I’m writing a novel! In this post, I introduce the theme of my book. So someone you know is writing a book. “What’s it about?” is the normal first question you would ask that someone. Now that I’m the writer in this scenario, there’s a different question that I wish people would ask: “What is […]

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An inside look at writing a book, from a first-time writer. // by Michelle Hickey Design

I’ve dreamed about writing a book for years. In this post, you’ll hear what I’m doing to make it happen. I’m writing a book. It has taken me nearly a year to get comfortable typing those four words. I first broke the news that I was taking on this new endeavor late last summer, in […]

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In this post, I reveal my master list of 20 tools for creative business owners, who blog, sell products, and share services online. These helpful resources will help increase productivity + profits, while freeing up time so you can focus on the big picture. Be sure to grab the 3-page business expense and financial success planner […]

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