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Pirates! The Enemy of All Mankind by Cindy Vallar

Imagine. The year is 1715.  You’ve struggled to find work for two years, ever since the war ended and the navy no longer needed your services. You’re in a port far from home, but can’t get there because you’ve no money and there aren’t enough openings on merchant ships because so many others vie for …
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Celebrating Writers By Becky Martinez

Ah, the joy of telling a story. Too often writers think only of the creative writing process, but while the joy of being able to write a good fiction story, can be challenging, the joy of writing a non-fiction story can be just as rewarding. Too often we don’t give ourselves enough credit for what …
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Take Small Steps to Big Results By Becky Martinez

How do you get started?             When people ask me how to explain the writing process or why I write fiction, I am always stumped for an answer. Stories just seem to come to me. No, they don’t jump out of my head in one big piece, but once I start developing them, they start …