Category Archives: Elizabeth Blake

The Importance of Deadlines

The Importance of Deadlines by Elizabeth Blake Procrastination. What an awful, dreadful, shame-inspiring word. Yet we all procrastinate. Me especially. It’s all I’ve accomplished lately. And I’ve got a gamut of excuses. I work the night shift. I’m awake when … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name?

What’s in a Name? by Elizabeth Blake Whether we are writing under our given name or a pseudonym, how we choose to present ourselves to the world is important. We pour considerable energy and time into showing who we are … Continue reading

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Bam! Smack! Pow! Tips for Writing Violence

Bam! Smack! Pow! Tips for Writing Violence by Elizabeth Blake If your book contains action, then chances are you’ve agonized over how to make a fight scene engaging and titillating for your reader. Here are some quick and dirty tips … Continue reading

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Protect your assets – cover your butt

Protect your assets – cover your butt by Elizabeth Blake About a month ago, my computer crashed at lightning speed and with great flourish. Apparently it decided I’m an impostor and have been for the past three years, so it … Continue reading

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On Self-Doubt and Imposter Syndrome

On Self-Doubt and Imposter Syndrome by Elizabeth Blake Let’s start with a confession: I was binge-watching Parks and Recreation last night. Why where my eyes were glued to the television instead of my current rough draft? That’s subject matter for … Continue reading

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