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Learn About Story Structure From A Master: June 7th 2020 14:00 - 17:00 PDT
2020-06-02
Learn About Story Structure From A Master June 7th 2020 14:00 - 17:00 PDT If you are an author wondering why your stories are being rejec...
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Writing For Change Conference, How to Build a Fan Base, with Karly Caserza
2019-09-17
"I cannot emphasize enough that you need to engage; it's social media, not here-take-this-content-and-then-I'm-going-to-turn-the-other-wa...
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Writing For Change Conference Ask-A-Pro Q and A with Laurie McLean
2019-09-16
"Take 10% of the time it took you to write your book, and apply that to getting a business partner, which is really what an agent is." --...
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Computer Science For Writers
2019-07-31
I wrote a guest article about computer science for Lisa over at her Holistic Fox creative website. The article covers common scenarios wr...
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The 1000 Words To Win An Editor Contest
2019-07-29
You can win a full manuscript critique (up to 100K words) from Michele Sagan (@michele_sagan)! To enter simply send us a science fiction,...
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Character Art For Sergeant Darby Rogers (From My Novel Disobedient Intelligence)
2019-07-22
Sergeant Rogers is one of the three Marines in my novel, DISOBEDIENT INTELLIGENCE, keeping my main character, Aila Solas, alive. Rogers, ...
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Introducing Saito Taya's Character Art (From My Novel Disobedient Intelligence)
2019-07-16
Sergeant Saitō Taya is one of the three Marines in my novel, DISOBEDIENT INTELLIGENCE, who is keeping my main character, Aila Solas, aliv...
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You Own Your Intellectual Property (IP)
2019-06-28
I recently had questions about how wise it would be for me to try to sell some short stories to magazines set in the same universe as my ...
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New Site Branding, Cover And Character Art
2019-06-14
Part of the advice I got from the San Francisco Writers Conference was to make my author website more visual. When I first put it up most...
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Disobedient Intelligence New Cover Reveal Teaser Images
2019-06-14
I have been posting the teaser images for my new cover artwork all over social media this week. I wanted to go ahead and put the teasers ...
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Tips My Editor Taught Me: Point Of View (POV)
2019-06-11
Viewpoint Characters In Fiction The viewpoint character (or point-of-view character, A.K.A. the POV character) is the source of the story...
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Tips My Editor Taught Me: Passive Vs. Active Voice
2019-06-02
Today's editing tips to help writers self-edit will be about... Active Vs. Passive Voice If you have ever participated in a writing works...
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Tips My Editor Taught Me: Compound vs. Simple Past Tense
2019-05-28
More self-editing tips for writers learned at the feet of my own editors. Today's tips will be about... Compound vs. Simple Past Tense If...
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Tips My Editor Taught Me (1st of many)
2019-05-23
The first draft of my novel clocked in at over 187 thousand words. That seemed like a good length to me. I did my self-edits then queried...
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