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10 Signs You’ve Upgraded To Being A Serious Writer

10 Signs You’ve Upgraded To Being A Serious Writer

Originally posted on K.M. Allan:
Of course, you’re a writer if you write. The act of putting words down on paper to create a story is the very definition of being a wordsmith, but what takes you from wannabe writer to writer, and then upgrades you to a serious writer? Spoiler alert, actually writing…

Author Toolbox Blog Hop: The Real Life Blues

Author Toolbox Blog Hop: The Real Life Blues

Originally posted on Megan Morgan:
It’s time for the Author Toolbox Blog Hop! The hop takes place the third Wednesday of every month (minus November/December) and focuses on the sharing of resources and learning tools for authors. Stop by the hop page and check out all the participants and their posts this month! Also check…

#17 Query Corner: ‘I NEVER FORGOT YOU’

Originally posted on Morgan Hazelwood: Writer In Progress:
Welcome to: Morgan’s Query Corner: Answering Your Query Quandaries I NEVER FORGOT YOU is family saga, set in Ireland. When Una’s childhood best friend, Cullen, puts an appeal out on TV to find her, she learns her sister is dying–and dating him. Only, Una never told anyone…

Useless Advice from an unpunished author – How much is too much description?

Useless Advice from an unpunished author – How much is too much description?

Originally posted on Eric's blog:
Useless Advice from an unpunished author This is not very good advice because I don’t know. We all know that description is good, especially in fantasy if you are world building then you need to the reader to see the world. I’ve read books and been very confused as…

#16 Query Corner: ‘BASIC CABLE’

Originally posted on Morgan Hazelwood: Writer In Progress:
Welcome to: Morgan’s Query Corner: Answering Your Query Quandaries BASIC CABLE is near-future SF novel. When Nina, an earnest junior reporter, is offered an interview by the pope, her boss’s plan to fire her is thwarted. Nina must make a choice when the scutwork she’s assigned starts…

#15 Query Corner: ‘NIGHTMARE BEAUTY’

#15 Query Corner: ‘NIGHTMARE BEAUTY’

Originally posted on Morgan Hazelwood: Writer In Progress:
Welcome to: Morgan’s Query Corner: Answering Your Query Quandaries NIGHTMARE BEAUTY is a YA fantasy. When Rachel Summer nightmares manifest midday in a parking lot, she knows she’s gotta break her curse. Otherwise, the nightmares will destroy more than just her. This week’s querest has been working on their…

How Change Can Be a Good Thing – In Life and In Writing

How Change Can Be a Good Thing – In Life and In Writing

Originally posted on Morgan Hazelwood: Writer In Progress:
I’m moving. This week has been spent packing, painting, and making seemingly endless to-do lists. I’m partially moving to be closer to friends and family, partially to be closer to my new job (that I took partially BECAUSE of it’s proximity to the aforementioned friends and family),…

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