Month: March 2019

Author Inspiration and This Week’s Writing Links

Inspiration and resources over on Staci Troilo’s blog today … Everything about this past week was insane. Site issues, blog schedule, writing goals, editing demands, family situations. So this quote by Terri Guillemets jumped out at me. Source: Author Inspiration

Bonus Friday: Favorite Book

Our favourite books and why … over on Story Empire’s blog today 🙂 Hey, SEers! This is one of those months with five Fridays in it. That means today is a group post. The theme for today is Favorite Book Written

Sammy: Hero At Age Five

New from Mary L Schmidt, ‘Sammy Hero At Age Five’ tells her son’s story of his fight with cancer, as in Mary’s ‘When Angels Fly’, but this time from Sammy’s point of view. Available now. About the book: “Kids can

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The Pilgrimage

Stock Photo Challenge Hello everyone. Today is Stock Photo Challenge day over on Don Massenzio’s blog. You can find that post HERE. The Rules: Write a story, poem or other type of prose of 100 words or less and post

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Free Transparent Logos and Images

Check out this great free PNG resource via Nicholas Rossis’s blog today … I recently posted about free fonts and free 3D mockups. This latest resource rounds up nicely these two design-related posts by throwing some great images into the

Nudging that magic along

Check out this great post by Craig Boyack over on Story Empire today, all about how to make your characters suffer … Hi Gang, Craig with you again. You’ll hear authors talk pretty frequently about how their characters take over

How to Create a Story Bible

Check out this great post on using a story bible for your writing by Staci Troilo over on Story Empire … Ciao, amici. Lately, I’ve been in planning mode. I’m one book into a five-book series, and if you’ve ever

Guest Post – D.L.Finn – “Just Her Poetry Seasons of a Soul.”

Check out D. L. Finn’s new release over on John Howell’s blog today … I am very pleased to welcome D.L.Finn to Fiction Favorites on this TGIF Friday. She is launching her first book of poetry and it is great

Author Inspiration and This Week’s Writing Links

Check out this week’s writing links and some talk on good and bad writing days over on Staci Troilo’s blog …   Since I started a new project, I thought my quote of the week should reflect that. I struggled

How Do Covers Become Covers?

Check out this great post on designing book covers by P. H. Solomon over on Story Empire …   Hello and happy Friday to all the Story Empire readers. P. H. Solomon here today with  our post about covers. Normally,

Write Drunk Edit Sober Is Only Sound Idiomatic Advice

Was it Ernest Hemingway who said, write drunk edit sober? No one really knows, but the expression is now accepted as popular advice for many new writers. Source: Write Drunk Edit Sober Is Only Sound Idiomatic Advice

As the Author World Turns on Amazon Book Review Policies

Why does Amazon remove reviews? … check out this post by Judith Briles … By Judith BrilesAmazon: Love it … or hate it … but, you gotta deal with it.”Why are my reviews being removed?” is an ongoing question that

kongo.com – Four Related Novellas

Great excerpt from Don Massenzio’s great new book … The March 29th release of my book, kongo.com is getting closer. It’s a bit different than your typical novel or short story collection. It is comprised of four related novellas that

The Snapshot

From Don Massenzio’s Stock Photo Challenge-4, which you will find HERE. The Rules: Write a story, poem or other type of prose of 100 words or less and post it on your blog. If you leave the link for your

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Using Horoscopes for Characterisation

Hello SErs. Harmony here. Today I wanted to look at characterisation. Making my characters look, sound, and feel different has always been a challenging part of writing for me, and I’m always… Source: Using Horoscopes for Characterisation

Confession: Sometimes I Still Think My Writing Is Trash

Check out this post from the Novelty Revisions blog via Don Massenzio with the topic: Confession: Sometimes I Still Think My Writing Is Trash Reblogged on WordPress.com Source: Confession: Sometimes I Still Think My Writing Is Trash

Writing The Ending

Check out this post on writing endings from Uninspired Writers via Don Massenzio … Reblogged on WordPress.com Source: Writing The Ending

#MondayMeme – #MondayBlogs

Hilarious Monday Memes from Marcia Meara Writes …   Attention Writers! Words Make a Difference. Sign(s) of the Times! 😀 Source: #MondayMeme – #MondayBlogs

I Know Who You Are

Hello everyone. I hope you’re all doing well this Monday. Today, I have a book review for you. This is from an ARC copy via Netgalley. Gripping 4 Star Read! Thanks to Netgalley and the Publishers for this free ARC

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Choosing your Audiobook Voice

As audiobooks are the fastest-growing segment in publishing, I have been researching that market. One thing I realized is that choosing a narrator is probably the most important decision you make w… Source: Choosing your Audiobook Voice

This Week in Indie Publishing

  This week in Indie Publishing from Don Massenzio ..   Want to Turn Your Comic Book Idea Into a Million-Dollar Business? Here’s the First Step Comic books are kind of a big deal these days. Total revenue for the

On Becoming a Writer (Part One)

Hey, SE Readers. Joan here today talking (writing) about writing. Is there any other topic? Seriously, I live, breath, and think writing. It’s in my blood. It’s something I must do. I was around te… Source: On Becoming a Writer

kongo.com – Four Related Novellas

I am very excited about the upcoming release of my book, kongo.com. It’s a bit different than your typical novel or short story collection. It is comprised of four related novellas that each … Source: kongo.com – Four Related Novellas

Writers, are you using Twitter hashtags for engagement?

When it comes to social media, we all have platforms we like and others we tolerate—the latter because we feel a need to be there. Several months ago I abandoned Facebook,  a platform I only tolera… Source: Writers, are you

End of Day by @MaeClair1 #Mystery #BookReview @KensingtonBooks

The book is filled with expressive passages that let the reader immerse themselves in the world Clair has so perfectly created. Source: End of Day by @MaeClair1 #Mystery #BookReview @KensingtonBooks

Free Fonts

In my previous post, I wrote about DIY Book Design; a website that lets you create 3D mockups of your book for free. But that implies you’ve already designed your book cover. And sometimes yo… Source: Free Fonts

This Week in Indie Publishing

New Platform Connects Self-Published Authors With Readers Elaine Pofeldt Contributor It’s not easy to promote a book, and for self-published authors on a tight budget, it can be especially challeng… Source: This Week in Indie Publishing

In Summary… The Synopsis

Ciao! Staci here again. I’m wrapping up my WIP and about to start another. That — plus the fact that more than one person has asked me about this lately — made me think it might b… Source: In Summary…

Book Review: Twisted

Hello everyone. Happy Saturday. I hope you’ve all had a good week and wish you an even better weekend. Today, I’m posting a book review from an ARC read via NetGalley. 2 STARS Thanks to NetGalley and The Orion Publishing

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Stuck in the Middle With You*

A great post on getting stuck in the middle of a book … Reblogged on WordPress.com Source: Stuck in the Middle With You*

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