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Classes Starting the Week of March 18

Developing Characters with Character with L. C. Hayden Get Those Butterflies Out of My Stomach! Pesticide for Clichés with JoSelle Vanderhooft Strategies to be an Excellent Writer with Irene Roth  Special Events, Programs, and Webinars starting this week WEBINAR: Legal Issues in Social Media Marketing/Websites with Jacqueline Lipton ~ March 21 @ 9 p.m. EDT See …
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The Stages of Rejection – the Pro Rookie By Liz Crowe

By my accounting, I’ve been at “this” – and by “this” I mean this whole authoring thing—for ten years. Yep. A solid decade. Five plus five 365-day periods. Also, 3,640 days. If I wanted to feel tragic, I’d say it’s been 87,360 hours give or take since I heeded my spouse’s recommendation that I shut …
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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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Discover Your “Chunk” to get that book done by Allie Pleiter

These days publishing has become as much about productivity as about product. Writers are expected to produce books faster than ever, while also handling a multitude of marketing (if not independent publishing) tasks.  How do you get those words out of your head to become the books you want to share with the world? Here’s …