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Write What You Know, Fill the Well by Jaye Garland

We’ve all heard the phrases, “write what you know,” and “fill the well,” but what do those concepts actually mean? In short, get actual life events that you (or someone you know) have experienced down in story form, but make the events bigger, brighter, better. What? You don’t think you’ve lived a colorful life? Of …
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10 Lessons for Writing a Series by Laura Kaye

It’s great to be back at Savvy Authors again, this time to celebrate the release of my tenth novel, South of Surrender. This book is the third book in my Greek-mythology-inspired Hearts of the Anemoi series—one of four series I’m currently writing. From writing all these simultaneous series—two paranormal and two contemporary—I’ve learned a number …
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Writing True Emotions…. Laugh, Cry And Sigh As You Write by Annie Seaton

The cover quote from a well known author on my latest book said that “the love affair would make you laugh, cry and sigh.” One of the most challenging tasks for a writer of romance, and indeed any genre, is to engage the reader’s emotions. How do you enable the reader to immerse themselves in …