Monthly Archives: January 2018

What to Name Your Fictional Character

What to name your fictional character 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. Personally, I don’t…

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Paint, Peppers, and Flash Fiction—This Week’s Cool Links

Paint, Pepper, and Flash Fiction—The Best of the Internet This Week Here are the cool links I’ve found this week. We’re talking paint, peppers, and flash fiction, a truly odd mix, but entertaining. The Battle of the Pigments When the blackest black paint was formulated, its creators signed a contract with artist Anish Kapoor, giving…

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Amazon Author Page

It’s #ThrowbackThursday—Write an Amazon Author Page It’s ThrowbackThursday, and we’re reviving a blog from April 2017 on the importance of establishing an Amazon Author page. One of the most effective tools you can use to market your book(s) and promote yourself is by creating an Amazon Author Page. It’s a FREE and easy way to…

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