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Publishing Options with L. C. Hayden

Hi, there! My name is L. C. Hayden, creator of two award-winning and best selling series: the Harry Bronson Mystery Thrillers and the Aimee Brent Mystery Series. Besides writing suspense and mystery novels, I also pen another series, this one based on true, inspirational encounters with angels and miracles. I’ve also published in other genres, …
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6 Ways to Create Unforgettable Characters by DiAnn Mills

Writing is an adventure, a journey into the world of extraordinary characters. Our most memorable stories resonate with a reader because of unique characters who navigate through a powerful story and respond to the challenges before them with strength and power. Through adversity, the character transforms into a stronger person. Writers long to leave their …
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Focus on the First Five: A Tale of Seduction by Samantha Bond & Robb Grindstaff

If you’re like me, before committing to a book, you’ll open it and read the first page in a store, or download the free excerpt of an ebook, before buying it. That’s also what an agent or publisher does with your manuscript. Needless to say, there’s massive pressure on your first few pages because their …