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All The Lovely Heroes, Where Do They All Come From? by Beth Daniels, aka Beth Henderson, J.B. Dane, Nied Darnell

Okay, so, yeah, sorta paraphrasing a Beatles’ song here, but you know, sometimes I do wonder where all the heroes that I fall madly in love with – would run away in a heartbeat with if they were real and smiled my way – do come from? They sure aren’t based on the guys – …

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2019 Sweetheart Pitchfest Quicklinks

Editors and Publishers Pitch Your Book to Stacey Donovan, Acquiring Editor, Hallmark Publishing – 2019 Sweetheart Pitchfest Pitch Your Book to Sinclair Sawhney, Acquisition Editor, Tule Publishing – 2019 Sweetheart Pitchfest Pitch Your Book to Leanna Morgena, Editor, Wild Rose Press – 2019 Sweetheart Pitchfest Pitch Your Book to Cheryl Yeko, Acquiring Editor, Soul Mate …

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Make it Move by Steve Shrott

There are many techniques and strategies that come into play when writing a successful novel–characterization, plot, dialogue, description. But I believe that the one element that ties them all together is pacing. The books and short stories that I enjoy most move at a quicker pace. Think about it. When people talk about a novel …

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Classes Starting the Week of February 18

Contemporary Romance and the Romantic-Comedy: There’s a Difference? with Beth Daniels How to Write Dynamic Dialog with L. C. Hayden Crafting a Page Turner with Steve Shrott  Blurbs, Taglines, and Ad Copy with Ines Johnson  Special Events, Programs, and Webinars starting this week WEBINAR: Legal Issues for Indie Authors with Jacqueline Lipton ~ February 21 @ …