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It was all you had to give when you were asked to give it all.

“I poured my brain and heart into this, and maybe I’ll hate it in two years, because that’s the nature of being my age, but for now, it’s the most powerful thing I can give.” 1,796 more words

On Writing.

Falling Action Matters: Michael Connelly's 9 Dragons

I love Michael Connelly’s writing. 9 Dragons is a slightly older one of his books. It came out in 2009, and you can tell because everybody makes a big deal out of sending attachments over their smartphones. 434 more words


BIYC: Building Tension


Last week we discussed how to set up your readers for maximum impact when they come to your book’s call to action. Keep doing that this week. 805 more words

Book In A Year Challenge

So … You Want To Bleed A Book

The one thing I hear most from people when they find out I am a published author, is about their own desire to write a book (I read a stat somewhere that roughly 81 percent of people want or plan to write a book someday, but don’t quote me). 558 more words


Writing Tips for the Amateur Writer: Make Writing a Lifestyle

When I finished my first novel, almost every response from friends and family was: “When did you have time to write a book?”  Like most amateur writers, I work a full-time job not writing.   1,107 more words

Amateur Writers

I'm Hosting a Writing Workshop!

Friends, I am SO excited to host a writing workshop in a month! I have had numerous people express how they have a desire to write, but sometimes don’t know where to start. 416 more words