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The Effective Author: New Words for New Culture

The Effective Author: New Words for New Culture © 2020 Kebba Buckley Button, MS, OM. World Rights Reserved. No language demonstrates cultural evolution more clearly than does English. Perhaps that’s because so many different cultures speak it and introduce variations. … Continue reading

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To Publish or Languish, That is the Question

To Publish or Languish, That is the Question by Marcus A. Nannini To publish or languish is something most authors find themselves dealing with at some point. Especially if it is an author’s first complete manuscript. The author with no … Continue reading

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Predictability Can Kill a Great Story

Predictability Can Kill a Great Story by Marcus A. Nannini As an author, I strive to avoid predictability. My two most recent works were a challenge in that regard because the titles made it clear there would be a significant … Continue reading

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The Effective Author: Dealing with Rough Days

The Effective Author: Dealing with Rough Days © 2019 Kebba Buckley Button, MS, OM. World Rights Reserved There’s lots of guidance out there for writing and completing projects. There’s lots of great advice about organizing, planning, and goal-setting. There’s lots … Continue reading

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The Effective Author: The Power of Surprise Endings

The Effective Author: The Power of Surprise Endings © 2019 Kebba Buckley Button, MS, OM. World Rights Reserved. Anyone who has ever read Agatha Christie novels knows how delightful the surprise endings are: the power reveal always takes place at … Continue reading

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The Rabbit, the Tortoise, and the Good Writer

The Rabbit, the Tortoise, and the Good Writer by Marcus A. Nannini Writing a book is not a race. Though the term “in a rush” has no place in the life of a good writer, it might be the toughest … Continue reading

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Which One Doesn’t Fit? Free-Time, Writing Time, Work, Life, Family.

Which One Doesn’t Fit? Free-Time, Writing Time, Work, Life, Family. by Marcus A. Nannini Not much of a trick question, yet it underscores the commitments an author must successfully balance on the way to the publication of a good manuscript. … Continue reading

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