Category Archives: Guest Posts

Ever get sick of my voice? Here’s another!

Guest Janice Thompson Offers Word Count Wisdom

Double Your Word Count in Two Weeks Writers are not all cut from the same cloth. Some race toward the goal, writing five, ten or even fifteen thousand words a day. Others would think it miraculous to write that many … Continue reading

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Deb Raney’s Turkey in the Basement, Thanksgiving Special

Beloved author and speaker Deb Raney shares a lulu of a story bound to make other Thanksgiving tales pale in comparison, except it isn’t exactly about Thanksgiving~~~ My in-laws moved to California and we were privileged to live in their … Continue reading

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Surrender it to God, guest post by Annette O’Hare

Surrender It To God “I hate promoting myself and my work.” This is a common mantra among writers, especially myself. After all, no one wants to tell a complete stranger or even a close friend, “Hey, you should buy my … Continue reading

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Ane Mulligan: Conflicted about Conflict?

I cut my authorial teeth on writing plays for use in the church. They ran the gambit from 90-second to 5-minute sermon-starters to full length musicals. For the short sermon-starters, there was a problem and the pastor’s sermon supplied the … Continue reading

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What About the Other Guy? by Robin Patchen

Thoughts and Emotions of the Non-POV Character When I was a new writer first learning about Point of View, it seemed unconscionable to me that my readers might miss the nuances of what the non-POV character was thinking and feeling … Continue reading

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The Cliché’s Day in Court

Andrea Merrell is my guest today. You’re going to enjoy her post!  ~~~~~~ Poor little cliché—old as dirt and worth his weight in gold, yet he gets no respect and we avoid him like the plague. Without him, we can’t … Continue reading

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C. Hope Clark, “Where to Start the Tale”

Hope is one of my new favorite mystery writers. Her stories keep me on my toes, take me by surprise, and give me a wild ride with my hair blowin’ across America. Guess what? She has a new one out–Murder … Continue reading

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Introducing Dragonbride, by Raani York!

Dragonbride (The Dragon Chronicles, Book #1) Shalima, “Daughter of the Light”, was born under special circumstances. She was raised by her aunts instead of her mother because she needed to be prepared to fulfill the prophecies of the Old Scriptures, … Continue reading

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Nefarious Secrets

[I’m with Mom this week, so Brad’s filling in for me. Have fun!] We’ve all heard about secret societies. Skull & Bones. The Freemasons. The Templar Knights. The Bilderberg Group. Some people deny that these organizations even exist. A much … Continue reading

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Baked Beans with Smoked Cheese? No Thanks!

Fellow PBG author Clare Sanders has cheesy story to share~~~ Although I’ve had more than my share of cooking calamities, today I’d like to share one of my mother’s creations that became an oft-told story in my family. First, I … Continue reading

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