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Hi, I'm Pippa Jay, author of scifi and the supernatural with a romantic soul. One thing I get asked a lot in interviews is what advice I would give to an aspiring author. In general I boil it down to a single quote from one of my favorite scifi films, the comedic...read more
We’ve all been there. Your head is aching, your bones feel heavy, and you wouldn’t even eat a piece of homemade chocolate cake if someone offered it on a silver platter. Yep, you’re really sick. And at these times, we don’t even question whether we should muster up...read more
There’s a fine line between sensuous and silly, a narrow gorge between captivating and nauseating. Do you tend to shy away from getting too intimate in your love stories because you’re afraid of coming off as raunchy or ridiculous? Or are you the opposite, jumping all...read more
Let's talk about how to handle conflict in your novels. Conflict is something that is in the eye of the beholder. For example, in one family I know, let's call them the Smiths, the parents are even-tempered and calm and have a prohibition against swearing. They calmly...read more
I’ve been focusing on my WIP, a women’s fiction, for a while. I’m writing a thousand words here and a thousand words there, but I’m not making as much progress as I thought I would or wanted to. I’m always impressed to read on Facebook when some of my fellow writers...read more
Authors are as innocent as Alice when it comes to marketing, but nowhere near as fearless to take the plunge. What’s really down that rabbit hole? It’s called the MARKETING rabbit hole so it must be dark, terrifying, and worse yet, ineffective. After all, everyone...read more