Daily Archives: August 9, 2018

Start Me Up – From the Writers in the Storm Blog

Originally posted on Author Don Massenzio:
Start Me Up By Guest Blogger James Preston When I was growing up in El Segundo, I spent a lot of time in the library. If you are a Post-Internet Writer, you will struggle…

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Marketing a Pre-Order ~ Lessons learned ~ Part II #WriterWednesday #BookMarketing #AmWriting

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Originally posted on D.E. Haggerty:
Unlike the pre-orders for Searching for Gertrude, the pre-order numbers for Finders, Not Keepers are actually my highest ever. Excuse me while I do a dance. Okay, I’m back now. To read what went…

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A Wished-For Love, Chapter Five

Originally posted on Writers Envy:
Shit River. Whatever the official name for the brown sliver of putrefaction that separated Subic Bay Naval Station from Olongapo, the Sailor’s crude, but descriptive, nickname stuck. I held my breath to avoid breathing the…

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Do It Because You Want To

Originally posted on Novelty Revisions:
Why do you write? I’m sure you’ve asked yourself this question countless times before. Or maybe others have sought an answer from you because they were curious, or wanted to feel inspired. You might be…

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Why So Many People Never Finish Writing Their Books

Originally posted on Novelty Revisions:
If you want to write a book, you’re not alone. Most people think they can and should. Only a select few, compared to the whole, actually do it. There are many reasons for this. One…

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Jump*

Originally posted on Confessions of a Mystery Novelist…:
One way authors invite readers to engage in a story is to begin that story at a climactic moment. In other words, authors invite the reader to ‘jump right in’ to the…

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How to choose the best name for your character

Originally posted on Jean's Writing:
A name is very important to your reader. Names, first and last, define a character enabling the reader to envision the character.  Do you struggle with selecting a cool name? I do! Every time I sit…

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