Hello everyone. I hope you’ve all had a good weekend and great start to your week. As you’ll know if you’ve read my Friday Week in Review post, which you can find HERE, I have finally finished my short story …

When a Character Hijacks You Read more »

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Hello everyone! Happy Friday. I’m only pretending to be here today, as I’m away from home until Saturday, lol. Due to my short trip, my cut-off for new blog posts was Wednesday evening rather than Thursday evening this week. I’ll …

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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 …

War and Peace Read more »

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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 …

When You Hit a Brick Wall Read more »

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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 …

How To: From Word to Book Read more »

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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 …

Basic Plots: Voyage and Return Read more »

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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 …

These look like fun: Tools to engage your creativity! Read more »

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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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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, …

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

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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 …

Get the Most Out of Dictation With These Tips Read more »

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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 …

Whatchagot Stew Read more »

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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 …

Confessions of a (soon to be) Reformed Pantser Read more »

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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, …

What Hinders Your Creativity? Read more »

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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: …

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

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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 …

Friday Fiction: A Helping Hand Read more »

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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 …

Friday Fiction Prompt: Chained to the Desk Read more »

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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 …

Bonus Friday: Author Update Read more »

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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 …

Basic Plots: Rebirth Read more »

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An interesting writing question from Craig Boyack over on Story Empire today … Hi gang, Craig here again. We take turns on Fridays, and the assignments are rotating. This time my task is to pose a writing question. Seems simple …

Friday Writing Question, tools Read more »

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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. …

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

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Happy Friday, everyone! 🙂  Today, over on Story Empire, we have a Friday Fiction Prompt, where we invite everyone to write and share a short story. Find Staci Troilo’s Story Empire post at: Story Empire Friday Fiction Prompt: Limited and Focused …

The Wrong Slide Read more »

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Hi everyone. Today is my fifteenth and final day of writing, and I’ve written 2,300 words today, bringing my total to 50,277 words. The first draft is complete! Whoo-hoo 🙂 I began day one on February 5th and took off …

AmWriting!-15 & Final Day!! Read more »

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Hello everyone! Today makes day fourteen of writing Backstage, and I’ve managed 6,000 words! Yes, you did just read that correctly … that’s SIX THOUSAND words! Wowzers 🙂 And on a workday too. That brings my fourteen-day total to 47,916. …

AmWriting!-14 Read more »

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