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WHAT'S COMFORTABLE, AND WHAT'S NOT: PUBLICATION OF MY NOVEL "After the Devastation"

By Paul M. Lewis

As I talked about in a blog posting done in early November of last year, I began the process of writing the novel soon after retiring at the end of 2006. 1,176 more words

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Guest Blog: The Brute Squad - Fight scenes

D.M. Gutierrez wants to introduce a new guest blogger, jokergirl.  Thanks so much for stepping in this week, JG :)

The Brute Squad- Fight scenes and how to cheat your way through them… 908 more words

Writing A Novel

Villains: Love them or leave them?

By P.A.Thompson

These are notes from a seminar I attended given by Steven White.

Do you need a villain? No, you need a protagonist, a goal, and an obstacle. 387 more words

Writing A Novel

Two Things

1. Writing is always a game of tricking yourself into productivity via reverse psychology (luckily, my subconscious doesn’t ever get the joke); when I sit down and intend to write absolute nonsense, in a mockery of myself, that’s when I write the good stuff. 115 more words

Reign Beau & The After Man

How Much Description Is Too Much Description?

Descriptive words for writers are like the colorful brush strokes in a painting because they help create an image in the reader’s mind of a place, character, or object. 415 more words

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How to Develop a Good Character - Guest Post by Rebecca LuElla Miller

Fundamental to any good novel is a good character, but what makes a character “good”?

When I first started writing, I had a story in mind, and my characters were almost incidentals. 1,098 more words

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Release Day: RUN

I know, another new story? Didn’t Fracture release only a month ago? Pfft. Whatever. New stories are awesome! Without further ado, here is my absolutely gorgeous cover for… 129 more words

Amanda K Byrne