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My week in review and writing links

Hello everyone! Happy Friday 🙂 I hope you’ve all had a good week. Mine has focused more on getting things sorted out than on writing or creating or even that darned audio editing growling at me from the corner, lols.

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Friday Cover Share: Cusp of Night & The Alternative

Hello SErs! Happy Friday! 🙂 Harmony here. Today is my turn to share a book cover with you that caught my attention for one reason or another. As you will see from the post title, I couldn’t … Source: Friday

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The plate of peas part of writing

Over on Story Empire today, author Craig Boyack gives us some ‘food for thought’ on writing stories … Hi, Gang! Craig with you again, with another way to think about story. I used to talk about this with my children

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The Lost Dutchman’s Mine Gold Mine of Authors

Hi everyone! Over on Story Empire, author P.H. Solomon has a great post on marketing for you … It’s the stuff that makes for a great story and grabs people’s attention who enjoy one: The Lost Dutchman’s Gold Mine. The

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My week in review and writing links

Hello everyone! Happy Friday! Once again, this is me readying for the weekend. I can’t rightly say winding down, because all plans ended up off this week.Today’s quote reflects the kind of week I’ve had. I’ve had issues with a

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Writing Question: Conflict

Hi everyone! I have a post for you from Staci Troilo over on Story Empire today that’s all about conflict … 🙂 Ciao, SEers. Seems my time for a Friday post has rolled around again. This is the week of

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Basic Plots: Voyage and Return

Hello everyone! Happy Wednesday. Today, over on Story Empire, author Staci Troilo brings us another great post on the seven basic plots. Entertaining and Informative, it’s definitely worth checking out … Ciao, SEers. I’m back again today with one of

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Mae Clair: Cusp of Night book release

Hello everyone! Today, it gives me great pleasure to host author Mae Clair with her latest Supernatural Thriller book of fiction: Cusp of Night! Some of you will know that Mae has a special interest in all things supernatural, and

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These look like fun: Tools to engage your creativity!

Hi everyone, happy Monday! It’s so hot and humid here … Well, not to worry, as we have author Mae Clair over on Story Empire today with a great post on Creative Tools. I’m off to do more investigating because

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Friday Book Share – Boneshaker

Author C.S. Boyack tells us about Cherie Priest and Boneshaker over on Story Empire today for their Friday Book Share … it looks like a great book! Craig here today, and this post is a bit challenging for me. I

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My week in review and writing links

Happy Friday everyone! Well, this is me winding down for the weekend, and I thought I’d share my week with you as well as some useful writing links. This is my first such post, and my intention is to try

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Working with an editor – some tips and advice #amwriting #writinganovel #writingtips #selfpublishing

Having had a bad experience recently, I had been toying with a post on ‘How Not to Treat Your Editor’. However, this post from Allison Williams says it all on ‘what to do’. Please do check it out. And seriously,

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Abracadabra: Transforming Your Book

Hi everyone! Today, over on Story Empire, I talk about easy ebook formatting. Go check it out 🙂 …   Hello SErs! Harmony here 🙂 Happy Wednesday. Today, due to popular demand, I’d like to outline an easy way to

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Summer and Writing

Author Joan Hall has a nice post on summer and writing over on Story Empire today … ooh, now that cocktail looks rather inviting! … Hello, SE Readers! Hope all is well in your world this Monday. My post today

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Five For Friday: SF&F That Should Be A Movie Or TV Epic

Check out this awesome list of SciFi and Fantasy books brought to you by PH Solomon over on story empire today. I have to say, I adored Anne McCaffrey’s Pern books when I was younger 🙂   Hello again, to

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Get the Most Out of Dictation With These Tips

For any writers who’ve thought about saving time writing by dictating, this is the post for you! 🙂   Hello to all the story Empire readers. I hope everyone had a good Memorial day weekend. For those of us not

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Whatchagot Stew

Check out this great post from Craig Boyack over on Story Empire from yesterday (I’m late posting!) … clever stuff …   Happy Memorial Day all the SEers in the USA, and welcome to everyone else out there too. Many

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Friday Book Cover ~ Old and New

Joan Hall gives us an interesting comparison between three book covers today over on Story Empire … Old versus Modern …   Hello SE Readers! As a reader, a good cover is often the first thing that draws me to

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Confessions of a (soon to be) Reformed Pantser

Check out this entertaining post from Mae Clair over on Story Empire today … are you a plotter or pantser? Do your characters ever hijack you? Hello, SEers! Mae here today with an overdue confession. Perhaps I should explain how

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Pretty Yakky Stuff!

Hi everyone! Today I have guest author Craig Boyack telling us all about his latest book The Yak Guy Project. Just from the cover, I can say it looks like a lot of fun! Take it away Craig … Thanks

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The Alternative … What would you do?

Hi everyone! Today,it gives me great pleasure to welcome author Suzanne Burke with her latest book, The Alternative! Take it away, Suzanne … 🙂 Hello, and welcome to the Cover Reveal of my New Thriller Anthology “The Alternative” The Alternative

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What Hinders Your Creativity?

A great post from author Joan Hall over on Story Empire today … Hello SE Readers! Or should I say hello creatives? That’s right; whether you’re an artist, a musician, or a writer, you are creative. You create pictures, music,

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Plants and Payoffs

A great post on writing plants and payoffs by Craig Boyack over on Story Empire today … Craig with you today. My topic is going to be those plants and payoffs we use when writing our stories. This is one

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Don’t Do This, Ever: Faleena Hopkins Cocks The Whole Entire Fuck Up

One of those posts you DON’T want to see first thing in the morning … all authors, you need to read this! OMG, what next??? Thanks to Jenny Trout of jennytrout.com for posting about this.   Source: Don’t Do This, Ever:

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Friday Fiction: A Helping Hand

Hello everyone! Sorry I haven’t posted in a little while. I’ve been off enjoying the Mediterranean instead, lols. Now I’m back, watch this space! 🙂 Over on Story Empire today, Craig Boyack has come up with an awesome fiction prompt

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A Love of Libraries #NationalLibraryWorkersDay

Check out this lovely article on Libraries and reading from Mae Clair over on Story Empire today … oh what memories … Happy Hump Day, SEers! Did you know that yesterday was National Library Workers Day? If you’re like most

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Basic Plots: Tragedy

The second of seven basic plot types from Staci Troilo over on Story Empire today. We’ve had rebirth, and now we have the Tragedy … Ciao, SEers. On March 21, I started a series of posts on the seven basic

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Friday Fiction Prompt: Chained to the Desk

Hello everyone! Today, over on Story Empire, we have our monthly Friday Fiction Prompt. Check it out at: http://storyempire.com/2018/04/06/friday-fiction-prompt-4/. Mae Clair used a word cloud as the prompt. I chose ‘subdue’ as my ‘writing rocket’. Below is the short fiction

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Let’s Talk Goodreads

Check out Joan Hall’s article on Goodreads and Amazon over on Story Empire … Hello, SE readers. I would venture there isn’t an author who at one time or another, hasn’t been upset with Amazon and its review policies. It

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Size Matters: What do you look for in size?

Hi everyone. Happy Easter Monday! Today, I have a post over on Story Empire about book size and print-on-demand publishing. Check it out … 🙂 Hello SErs! Harmony here. Happy Monday! Well, with yesterday being both April Fool’s day and

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