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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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Me(moir). It’s All About Me – Or is it?

Me(moir). It’s All About Me – Or is it? by Joyce A. Lefler My past wasn’t sexy. It was messy, tedious, and gut-wrenchingly horrific. There were moments of euphoria and joy, but mostly it was sad, made me cry, and … Continue reading

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Write About What You Know… (or Not!)

Write About What You Know… (or Not!)   by Rita Goldner Writers are often directed in how-to books, classes, and webinars to write about a familiar subject, something about which they can speak with authority. Even better, the writing coaches … Continue reading

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