Monthly Archives: October 2018

Free Creative Writing Manual

I have been wanting to have one of my books on my website in a free PDF format for a long time. I have published ten books and some of them are still under contract with my publisher. That’s fine,…

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KDP Keywords Revisited

Originally posted on Nicholas C. Rossis:
Readers of my blog will no doubt be aware of the importance of the categories and keywords your book uses. From using Amazon categories to increase your rankings to the perils of using keywords like…

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Let’s stop using the term ‘guilty read’ #AmReading #BookAddict

Originally posted on D.E. Haggerty:
*Steps up on soap box* Over the past years, the term guilty read has become increasingly popular. A guilty read usually refers to a book that a reader is embarrassed about reading. This can…

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From Author To Screenwriter: Tips for Taking your Books to Hollywood with Huss McClain

Originally posted on How To Ebook:
63 The Creative Penn by joanna@TheCreativePenn.com (Joanna Penn download (size: 49 MB ) Most authors dream of seeing their books turned into film/TV, so millions of people can experience their worlds. In today’s show, J.A.Huss and Johnathan…

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Somehow I Got Stuck*

Originally posted on Confessions of a Mystery Novelist…:
Part of investigating a crime is talking to anyone who might have any knowledge about it. That sometimes means that a lot of innocent people, who didn’t have anything to do with…

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The 2018 Author Interview Series Featuring D.E. Haggerty

Originally posted on Author Don Massenzio:
Do you try more to be original or to deliver to readers what they want? I write the stories I want to write. I don’t like the idea of writing in a particular genre…

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The One Reason I Outline As I Write The First Draft

Originally posted on Motown Writers Network . . . Michigan Literary Network:
RACHEL ? When I first started writing I always thought that you needed to outline before you began writing the first draft. That’s what I was taught in school, after all. I always…

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