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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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S.M.A.R.T. Goals for 2019 Writing Resolutions #ThrowbackThursday

Using S.M.A.R.T. goals will clarify what you want, when you want it done, and how to go about getting it done. Continue reading

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Character Development—Ask the What If? Questions

Character Development —Ask the What If? Questions I’m starting a new series, and part of what’s involved is defining the characters. I know something happened to my Main Character (MC) in his past that affects his actions now. But how? Is he arrogant? Deceitful? Ashamed? To find out, I took part in an exercise from…

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