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Writing Tip — 65

Originally posted on Anna Dobritt — Author:
Advice given by a great editor or critiquer is not attempting to change your writing voice or writing style. They are helping you to strengthen your writing voice; helping you to remove the unneeded fluff and details from your story. The reader doesn’t need to know step by…

Mystery Mondays: Barbara Fradkin on Writing A Crime Series

Originally posted on KRISTINA STANLEY:
It is my honour to  host Barbara Fradkin on Mystery Mondays. I’ve been reading her work since DO OR DIE was published in 2000. The novel sits on my bookself as a reminder of what to strive for. Barbara is a generous author. She read an ARC of DESCENT and…

KL Silver — Roping You Into A New World of BDSM

Originally posted on johntuckermustlive:
   K L  SILVER ~ K.L. SILVER writes erotica novels and XXX novellas. She adds a psychological edge which will keep YOU on the edge of your seat! Oh, yes – there’s also a LOT of hot s-e-x! “MASTERED” is K.L. Silver’s first novel with it’s sequel, Trussed, the second part…

The Characters of One Night in Daytona Beach

Originally posted on Dellani Oakes:
Like many other authors, I like to find an actor or actress who embodies the character I’m creating. This gives me not only a face, but a voice and a body as well. I can picture the person walking and talking, as well as facial expressions, as I write. I…

Is a character’s name important? by K J Rollinson

Originally posted on MARSocial Author Business Enhancement Dragon Post:
Before I talk about the importance of a character’s name, I have heard from Jan Davies that her problems with CreateSpace and Amazon are sorted out and the book ‘Of Course I Believe in Father Christmas’ is now published on Amazon and CreateSpace. Here is the…

Monday Funnies with AUNTY ACID…

Monday Funnies with AUNTY ACID…

Discover a new author to read by the genre

Originally posted on KRISTINA STANLEY:
Source: Discover a new author to read by the genre Thank you Brittney for showcasing authors. For anyone looking for an author they haven’t read before, this is a great place to find a list sorted by genre. From Brittney’s blog: Each month I invite authors to share their novels…

#Authors – HOW TO: Make your Book Promo Posts More Effective…

#Authors – HOW TO: Make your Book Promo Posts More Effective…

Originally posted on Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog:
Whether you are posting on your own blog or through someone else’s PLEASE REMEMBER TO DO THE FOLLOWING: BOOK COVER Always show the book cover… TIMING Always schedule your post to go live about one hour after Your Publisher has actually activated it i.e., to give…

How to Start a Blog: A Step-by-Step Guide for Writers

Shirley McLain Good Morning, I’ve been on vacation in North Carolina and had an absolutely wonderful time visiting with my girlfriend.  Since it rained the entire time I was there, we stayed in the house, laughed, talked of old times, old friends and ate lots of good food. A better vacation couldn’t have been found […]

Writing Tip — 64

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