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writing and the thursday collective

it was very difficult at the thursday writing collective.  very.  i felt unloved, underappreciated, baffled, bemused, bewildered and bitched.  the words that used to flow so freely – somehow they had dried up. 272 more words

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How to Write when Life Bites, Like a Shark

Amber Victoria was a guest speaker at the California Writers Club in September. She introduced her topic about illustrating and publishing her children’s book, Twins European Adventure… 518 more words

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Kobo Writing Life Podcast - Episode 041 - Barbara Freethy


We’re really excited to share this episode with you: an interview with #1 NYT bestselling author Barbara Freethy! Barbara shares great stories about her publishing journey, how she balances her time, advice for new authors, and more. 522 more words


Anatomy of a Book Cover

A short time ago, I started thinking about changing some of my book covers to better represent the genre and tone of my stories. For this post, I’ll talk about the changes I made for my latest mystery/suspense novellas— 905 more words

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Inhibitions Are For Sissies

Novice humor writers often struggle with the most important foundational principle of humor writing: Anything goes!

People don’t like to see themselves as inhibited. Modest – perhaps. 625 more words


Check This Out: Torn

If you follow Disregard the Prologue, then you’re already aware of the clever and cool Kate Sparkes and her fantasy trilogy named after the first book, … 1,443 more words

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