Category Archives: Writing

The Key To Marketing Your Writing

I really like this post by Rob Eagar from the Writers Digest There Are No Rules blog, especially this quote: Marketing isn’t about striking it rich with every activity you do. That’s an unrealistic expectation. You can’t expect perfection, but … Continue reading

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The First Draft is Done!

I neglected to post that I finally finished the first draft of my ghost hunter novel two weeks ago. As you might imagine, it was quite a relief to get it done. This book took much longer than the last … Continue reading

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To Self-Publish or Not? That is the Question

Ever since I got back from Dragon*Con, I’ve been mulling over the possibility of getting into the self-published ebook game. Ebooks seem to be growing more popular by the hour, and more and more of my peers in the podcast … Continue reading

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Collaborating

I’ve never collaborated with anyone on a fiction project before, and I’m not entirely sure what to expect. Continue reading

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How To Write a Great Book: It’s That Easy

If I can raise the stakes for my characters to a high enough point that readers will care, trace character arcs that change in reaction to the events of the story, and get the pacing right, I think I’ll produce a book worth reading. It’s that easy. Continue reading

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Recommended Reading: ‘Bloodroot’ by Amy Greene

This is a fine young writer whom we would all do well to emulate. Continue reading

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More on Query Letters

If you can’t clearly sum up the plot in a paragraph, your chances of getting the agent to ask for sample pages appear to be greatly reduced. Continue reading

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Get Your Query Right

Gabrielle Harbowy, associate publisher for DMP and the person about to be deluged with queries from hopeful writers, has offered a helpful list of tips for how to write the queries. Continue reading

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Recommended Reading: ‘Horns’ by Joe Hill

I absolutely love the characters in this novel. Continue reading

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Things That Go Bump in the Night

I have always loved scary stories. Continue reading

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