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Too Late for a Big Change?

Too Late for a Big Change? by Joe Torres “Why are you doing it?” I recently had a conversation with my god-daughter about my WIP (work in progress). We talked about how I was hoping, through my work, to change … Continue reading

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The Fiction Is Sometimes Worse Than the Fiction

The Fiction Is Sometimes Worse Than the Fiction by Christine Burke They say that truth is stranger than fiction. For me, I think that many times the fiction is worse than the fiction, and by that I am referring to … Continue reading

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Long Mountain, Long Story (Chapter 1)

The following is the first chapter of my draft novel about a man, an obsession for making trouble, and the joys of running for the legislature…. Feedback would be quite welcome. Steve Meissner Long Mountain, Long Story A tale told … Continue reading

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Choosing a Genre and Sticking to It

Choosing a Genre and Sticking to It by C.K. Thomas I think some authors might agree that it’s hard to set limits when classifying our work. I’ve finally settled on Women’s Contemporary Fiction as the genre for The Arrowstar Series. … Continue reading

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A Happy Xmas Ending

CAUTION: This post contains adult content. It’s not explicit, but it is a mature topic. If such material offends you, SKIP it. Don’t read it and then complain later, because your comments will be deleted.  A Happy Xmas Ending by … Continue reading

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More on first lines — an author share hers

More on first lines — an author share hers by Brenda Whiteside   The first few lines of a novel may be the most important in a book, though that isn’t necessarily the case for a reader. It’s highly unlikely … Continue reading

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The Peek

The Peek by Charles Brownson   ­­­Probably you have noticed how quickly you can make up your mind whether or not to read a book. Last month I wrote here about cover design, which is one of the main elements … Continue reading

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