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It's the most and least wonderful time of the year! We are just a couple of weeks away from November 1, a special date for writers. We all know it, NaNoWriMo, day One, the First Day of Promise. Where you KNOW, you can knock out those 50,000 winning words in 31 days....read more
Do you really have to research what you write? When I think of doing research the first thing that springs to mind is a historical novel. But I have learned in writing a dystopian series as well as sci-fi that research can be necessary for just about anything you...read more
What I wish I had known before self-publishing So much has happened this year that I decided to look back to when I started, fifteen months ago. If I could go back in time, what advice would I give myself, as a newly self-published writer? I turned to some awesome...read more
Below is a summary of the major points of my book, The Seven Secrets of the Prolific: The Definitive Guide to Overcoming Procrastination, Perfectionism, and Writer’s Block. This is the material I have been honored to teach at SavvyAuthors. Our classes always have a...read more
I will never forget the moment. There it was. Fat and sassy, glowing in my inbox like a beacon. My first edit of the first manuscript I ever got accepted anywhere. It was, no doubt, chock full of amaze-balls comments and glowing “where have you been all my reading...read more
The purpose of language is to communicate with another human being. Beyond this fundamental concept, the storyteller tries to trigger reader/audience thought associations so they will vicariously experience the characters’ experiences and emotions. Sometimes that...read more