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REVIEW: BREAKABLE by Aimee L. Salter

BREAKABLE By Aimee L. Salter Genre: YA Magical Realism Rating:  5 / 5 stars Blurb When seventeen-year-old Stacy looks in the mirror she can see and talk to her future self. “Older Me” has been Stacy's

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First Draft to Publication… It takes a Village

Me with part of the LG OCONNOR “Village” – Lesley, Marilyn, and Pat It takes a village. And I’m not talking about raising a child. I’m talking about giving birth to your novel. Not

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Cover Reveal & Giveaway: BREAKABLE by Aimee L. Salter

“Original. Authentic. Heartbreaking.” – New York Times Bestselling Author, Cora Carmack   Publication Date: November 4th   I'm so thrilled to be able to do a cover reveal for

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Whom are you writing for? Are you sure it’s the Reader?

Personally, I think the dog yawning in the background doesn't bode well. Just sayin'! Back to my questions. Ask almost any writer what they thought of Fifty Shades of Grey and let the games begin. The

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Using Brands in Writing

CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN One of the many hats I’ve worn professionally has included that of a marketer. With that comes an appreciation and understanding of brand. Companies brand their products to reach

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When characters tell their own story

MICHAEL I’ll admit it, I love my characters. When I first started writing, I couldn’t understand what other writers meant when they said that their characters spoke to them, creating an incessant

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Just finish the first draft of your novel? Please don’t send it to agents…

Or hit ‘Publish’ on Amazon if you’re self-pubbing! The first thing that comes to mind when I see first time writers, such as myself, post something in one of my writing communities to the effect

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PART 2: Are #1 New York Times Bestselling Authors Teaching New Writers Bad Habits

A couple of months ago, my maiden blog post asked the question: “Are #1 New York Times Bestselling authors teaching new writers bad habits?” The reason is because many new writers are fighting an increasingly

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BOOK REVIEW: ANGELFALL

BOOK REVIEW: ANGELFALL (Young Adult / Science Fiction & Fantasy) by Susan Ee RATING:  5 STARS (out of 5) I noticed ANGELFALL on someone's list in my Goodreads group and decided to download it. In

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Lions and Tigers and Whippets, Oh My!

I'd like to introduce my whippet, Chloe. She plays a character in my upcoming series, The Angelorum Twelve Chronicles . Being French, she's quite dramatic and has always wanted to see her name in lights.

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