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Starting the Story "In the Action"---Understanding "In Medias Res"

Last week I gave FIVE editor tips to help you guys know if you needed revision. One of the most CONFUSING mistakes (in my POV) is the notion of “Starting with too much action.” I know all of us have heard the “Start in the action” “You have to HOOK” and so we devise car chases, bombs, funerals, etc. 2,059 more words

Kristen Lamb

The Burst of the Social Media Bubble, Rise of the Indie Author & Why Coffee is to Blame

(Original image courtesy of Matthew Pearce via Flikr Creative Commons.)

Many of you are old enough to remember the dot.com boom (then bust) of the 1990s. 2,133 more words

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Monday Musings - Does Social Media Bring us Closer? Or Drag us Farther Apart?

Until recently, I always kind of agreed with the general wisdom that social media was robbing us of the ability to interact human to human. But then I read something from a well-known and very entertaining social media maven, Kristen Lamb, that made me reconsider. 326 more words

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Social Media, Book Signings & Why Neither Directly Impact Overall Sales

One of my AWESOME on-line pals posted something troublesome on my Facebook page. Apparently there is a recent article in a major writing magazine that declares… 2,104 more words

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kimhandysides reblogged this on and commented:

I met Kristen at an online writer's conference she organizes—WANA Con (which is fantastic by the way). Author of "Blog are You Out There, It's Me Writer", among others, had to share the great post she wrote this week about the value of Social Media.

This Week in Links: April 14 - 18

Did you join us last night for our Twitter chat with guest Toni Tesori from @duolit? We had a great time connecting with authors and talking audiobook production and marketing! 349 more words

Five Warning Signs Your Story Needs Revision

We can have the best story ideas in the world, but to be blunt? There’s a lot to be said for delivery. While these problems might seem picky, there are some fundamental errors that can weaken the writing. 1,569 more words

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lonelyboy1977 reblogged this on lonelyboy1977 and commented:

Very helpful insights from Kristen Lamb

P is for People - which is what social media is all about

I don’t know about you but social media can seem intimidating at first. Especially for introverted / shy (by no means the same thing) writers. Getting out there even in a virtual space and talking to strangers is pretty daunting. 624 more words

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