Tag: Fiction

Tortured Soul Available for Preorder

Check out Staci Troilo’s final book in the Medci Protectorate series! I enjoyed books 1 and 2 and need to get round to reading book 3 before number 4 releases 🙂 … Bittersweet. That’s the only way I can describe

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Write What You Want

Over on Story Empire today, Joan Hall has a great post for us on writing what we want to write … Hi, SE Readers. In the course of your writing journey, many of you have probably had someone say to

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See the Forest & the Trees

Hello everyone! Happy Wednesday 🙂 Over on Story Empire today, author P. H. Solomon gives us a lovely post all about criticism and feedback on our books. Well worth a read … There’s an age-old idiom which we still use

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War and Peace

Hello everyone! I hope you’ve all had a good weekend and that this finds you well. As promised on my Friday post, which you can find HERE, I am posting one of my short stories based on prompts from my

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Problems naming things

Hello everyone! Today, over on Story Empire, Craig Boyack has an interesting and fun post on naming things …   Hi Gang, Craig here today with a little confession to make. I hate naming things. This can be almost any

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Basic Plots: Quest

Hello everyone! Happy Monday. Today, author Staci Troilo brings you a great post on plotting. Check it out over on Story Empire … Ciao, SEers. Today we’re going to discuss our fifth of the Seven Basic Plots as defined by

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When You Hit a Brick Wall

What do you do when you hit a brick wall? Check out what author Joan Hall has to say over on Story Empire today! 🙂 Hi SE Readers! Joan here today to talk about the dreaded “writer’s block.” Okay, some

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The Missing Link

Hi everyone! I hope you’re all well this Monday and have had a good weekend. As promised to some of my blogging friends on my post on Friday, which you can find HERE, here is my 1500 word short fiction,

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How To: From Word to Book

Hello everyone! Happy Monday. Today, you’ll find me over on Story Empire, talking about how to format your Word document to best convert your manuscript into a book for print and ebook. Well worth a look … Hello SErs! Harmony

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Bonus Friday: Author Update

Check outnews from our Story Empire authors … new books, upcoming books, and more …   Happy Friday, SEers! This month is one of the few this year that has five Fridays rather than four. It doesn’t happen often enough

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Basic Plots: Rebirth

A great post from Staci Troilo over on Story Empire today about ‘Rebirth’ as one of the seven basic plots … Happy Spring! Despite what the groundhog said, yesterday marked the end of winter. On the calendar, anyway. With the

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A Big Welcome to Harmony Kent Talking About Her New Book Backstage

A lovely post today from John Howell helping me release my latest book … I am so delighted to have Harmony Kent visit Fiction Favorites. If you don’t know Harmony you should. She describes herself as a Multi-Genre Author. Editor.

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Passion. Romance. Greed … Backstage!

Hi everyone! Well, after my epic 15 days of writing, I now have my latest book BACKSTAGE on pre-order on Kindle. It is Erotic Romance.  Here is the blurb:   SHE’S A HOPEFUL ACTRESS Just when Emma thinks she’s found

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