YouTube: The Romance Writer’s Secret Weapon by Angela Knight


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Jun 26, 2014
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I’d like to share a sampling of my favorite YouTube links I’ve found useful for everything from writing fight scenes to creating e-book covers.
YouTube may just be the best weapon the Internet has ever given romance novelists. Even books aren’t as useful for researching physical skills as videos – and I adore books. The site has been invaluable when I need to research subjects I have no familiarity with.
For example, I decided I needed an evil tattoo artist sorcerer for my new book, Arcane Heart. Now, I know nothing about tattooing. I don’t have a tattoo and don’t know any tattooists.
So, I spent a few hours watching videos by artists demonstrating techniques for newbie tattooists. They covered everything from how to use a tattoo gun to the importance of protecting your customers from blood-borne pathogens.
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