Monthly Archives: September 2017

Short Story Saturday – No Pain, No Gain – Part 5

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This story is growing to the point where is will probably end up as a novella, if not a full blown novel. The possibilities for the direction it can take seem to be endless…

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Book Covers – Does Size Matter?

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This is another post based on the book, Nabokov’s Favorite Word is Mauve, by Ben Blatt, a book that looks at writing in a way that appeals to numbers geeks like myself as it looks…

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Writing from the Right Perspective

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Here is a reboot of an early blog that I posted on my site that deals with the perspective that you write in. This blog post stems from my recent reading. As you know, besides writing…

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As an Author, How Do You Feel About Expressing Your Political Views

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I hesitated in opening up this discussion, but I thought it would be a worthy topic. If you peruse social media, you are likely aware of how politically charged many discussions have become. My…

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Titles – How Important Are They and How Do You Come Up With Them?

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Many authors who write book series, James Patterson, Janet Evanovich and Sue Grafton, to name a few, have written books that have common words in them. Patterson uses the word ‘Cross’, as in his…

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SHORT STORY CHARACTERIZATION: 6 MORE TRICKS THAT’LL MAKE YOUR CHARACTER’S INK BLEED RED – from T.S. Junior’s blog

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SHORT STORY CHARACTERIZATION: 6 MORE TRICKS THAT’LL MAKE YOUR CHARACTER’S INK BLEED RED Here are 6 more advanced “tricks” for short story characterization Here are the first six, which included: Combining characters who serve the same function…

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A Perfect 10 with Michele Jones

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This week, I have the pleasure of featuring Author Michele Jones for this edition of A Perfect 10. Please enjoy this week’s installment of A Perfect 10 If you want to check out past…

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