Monthly Archives: June 2018

I’ve Got Something to Say*

Originally posted on Confessions of a Mystery Novelist…:
One way in which authors add some ‘leaven’ to their stories is to put in side comments – sometimes even full-on asides to the reader – to add in extra information. Among…

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The 2018 Interview Series Featuring Teri Polen

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Originally posted on Author Don Massenzio:
It’s time for the next subject for my 2018 author interview series. Author interviews are posted every Friday throughout the year. I am honored to continue this series with Kentucky author Teri Polen You…

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Television and the Craft of Writing Fiction

Originally posted on Story Empire:
Hi, SEers. This is one of those months with a fifth Friday. You know what that means… time for another group post! This time, we thought we’d address the subject of what fiction authors can…

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What’s in My Head*

Originally posted on Confessions of a Mystery Novelist…:
Most crime novels involve at least a little violence. After all, a lot of them are about (at least one) murder. For some novels, though, the focus of the tension is as…

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They Both Met Movie Stars, Partied and Mingled*

Originally posted on Confessions of a Mystery Novelist…:
Networking isn’t usually the first thing that comes to mind when you think about being a writer. But it’s important. If people don’t know who you are, and don’t know the kind…

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This Week in Indie Publishing

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What is it like being a first-time novelist today? – books podcast In some ways, it has never been easier to become an author – but in others, it has never been harder. While…

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When You Hit a Brick Wall

Originally posted on Story Empire:
Hi SE Readers! Joan here today to talk about the dreaded “writer’s block.” Okay, some writers say it doesn’t exist. Others will swear it does. I’m not here to debate the issue, although of late,…

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