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Staying Grounded in Basic Storytelling Principles

This last year I’ve really gone ‘dark’ as they say, which means I’ve been very quiet (and unproductive) on all fronts. It’s been a good break, a needed break so I could recharge and take care of myself, but now it’s time to get back to work. 430 more words

Fiction Writing, Write To Heal, Survivor

Ten Steps to Select a Publisher

As an Indie author, I chose Amazon’s Createspace for paperbacks and its Kindle Digital Platform for my ebook distribution. Two reasons dictated this choice : initial cost is free, and I maintain total control of my work. 765 more words

Sheron McCartha

Short Recommendations: Books to Help You Write Books

I remember hearing somewhere that there is more money in books on how to publish novels than there is in publishing novels.  This is clearly not cited, verified, or quantified, but there’s no doubt that there’s money in “how to” books, and one of the most meta how-to books are books about publishing books.  439 more words

New Writer

Larry Brooks does it again (First Plot Point Explained)

I am all about passing on good information when I find it and I am also, at this point, a card carrying member of the Larry Brooks fan club. 560 more words


How I outlined my novel in an hour

When it comes to outlining a novel so I can get working, I am probably the most impatient person you know. Take my current WIP for example. 430 more words