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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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How to Write a Short Story #ThrowbackThursday

For today’s #ThrowbackThursday, we’re in the wayback machine to January of this year, dissecting how to write a short story. How to write a short story What is a short story? Before you can begin writing, you should be aware of the parameters and purpose of a short story. Per Merriam-Webster, a short story is:…

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