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YA Authors, Read Less YA!

Reading YA (young adult) books could be detrimental to a YA author. Yes? No? Candance Moore in her blog article “Why YA Authors Should Spend Less Time in Bookstores” makes some good points. 253 more words

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Putting Oneself Out There

In a recent forum I read, a person lamented on having to create a blog, join Twitter and Facebook, and do other on-line ‘stuff’ in order to promote herself as an author. 365 more words

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Meeting Other People Who Write

Writers can be a secretive lot. A number of them are out there, in writing groups and that, but some are hidden away and  won’t tell you they’re writing until you mention it yourself. 183 more words

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Three Ways Critique Partners Are Unicorns

There are so many articles and blog posts out there detailing the publishing road, it’s various ups and downs, twists and turns, plummets into deep holes of revision malaise and rejection induced cookie-binges. 1,463 more words


Historical Novel II

I finished the initial draft of my historical novel. I have to say it went better than I expected, faster too. It’s about 65,000 words. I’m thinking that once I find more information and answer the questions I came up with, it’ll be longer. 175 more words

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Speech Recognition

My carpel tunnel is acting up, the first time in years. So, why am I typing? Because I can’t stop.

Anyway, I’m trying out the speech recognition app on the computer – Windows Speech Recognition. 206 more words

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Historical Novel

I have decided to write a historical novel. Someone told me of a publisher and an editor looking for young adult authors and they publish books on SC. 380 more words

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