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Recent Reads: Saving the World One Word at a Time: Writing Cli-Fi

I received a promotional copy of this book from Ellen Szabo in exchange for my honest review: thanks, Ellen!

In the preface to this book, author Ellen Szabo writes “I wish someone had told me when I was young that separation of the `hard sciences’ and `creative arts’ was a false duality”. 287 more words

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Writer's Block---Oh no!!!

I am experiencing writer’s block.  Usually I don’t write because of work and family distractions and Netflix addictions. I visited Brainstorming Block.  The author at the website suggested exercise and just writing any drivel. 200 more words

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The Indie Author's Guide to Shameless Self-Promotion

The following is adapted from a post I contributed to a GoodReads group for indie authors.

It’s been a month since Blue Karma hit digital shelves, and the ensuing weeks spurred my next stage of evolution as an author: from pure writer/editor to publicist.  735 more words

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What IS a Writer's Notebook and a Writer's Journal?

During my research, I’ve come across two different terms that I was certain was the same thing. I noticed that some websites talked about the writer’s NOTEBOOK and others about the writer’s JOURNAL. 279 more words

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Your Writer's Notebook Tabs

One of the things I’ve been researching for several weeks now has been ideas for tab subjects for the writer’s notebook. (I will go into details about what a writer’s notebook actually IS later. 497 more words

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20% off Scrivener software

Last month I downloaded the free trial of Scrivener to help me format Blue Karma for publication. It proved to be a fantastic tool not just for compiling ebooks, but for writing in general. 182 more words

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Indiana Jones and the Plot Outline of Doom

You might be wondering why, after last week’s blitz of postings, I’ve kind of fallen off the grid. I promise there’s a good reason: I’ve focused my writing time this week on starting my next novel. 725 more words

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