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Beyond Chapter Five

Lately, every novel I’ve read falls apart after chapter five, as if no one in the publishing process cares whether the book is good beyond the hook. Just in case anyone is wondering, I will put a book down after … Continue reading

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Writers Helping Writers

I’m excited about this weekend’s festival, not just because I’m toting my book to sell, but because others have joined in and provided some of their books for me to sell for them. The more titles I have, the more … Continue reading

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A Call to All Readers!

For authors, promoting our books is the hardest task, particularly for newbie authors who are self-published or with a small publisher, but also for those with large houses, since so much of the marketing is being shoved onto the author’s … Continue reading

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To Pub, or Not to Pub

Very few things are more exciting than typing “The End” on the last page of your first book. It has been the project of your heart for one, three, five years. Your baby, born after a long and painful labor. Now: … Continue reading

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