Category Archives: Writing tips

What to Name Your Fictional Character #ThrowbackThursday

One of the problems (and there are many) a writer faces is what to name your fictional character. A small minority (I don’t know of any) pick a random name and go with it. Others agonize, change, switch and procrastinate until they find the perfect name. Continue reading

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Why You Should Write a Series – #AuthorToolboxBlogHop

Do you write a series? It’s one of the best ways to intrigue your reader and get him/her to buy your next book. A familiar world with interesting characters is like the TV series Cheers. Everyone knows your name, and it’s a place they can hang out. Continue reading

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Gotta Read It! Book Review #AuthorToolboxBlogHop

Gotta Read It!: Five Simple Steps to a Fiction Pitch that Sells By Libbie Hawker This month I’m reviewing the writing craft book: Gotta Read It!, an excellent book on how to create the perfect blurb for your book. Writing a blurb is hard, almost harder than writing a book. Why is it we can write…

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