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Standing Up and Standing Out Becoming a successful author requires more than knowing how to write a good book. The key to establishing a strong readership is developing a solid author platform before your work is published. Technology has made this task a lot easier, but the author must be prepared to invest in learning […]
If a character from your novel or short story were to come alive and show up at your house for dinner, what would they look like? A cardboard cutout? A translucent ghost built only on personality? The embodiment of pure good or pure evil? Perhaps your character is so deep that it would take more […]
Several years ago, I experienced an unpleasant incident where an acquaintance of the family began posting abhorrent statements about me via friends and family’s Facebook pages. The incident stemmed from a perceived slight years before, and I had no knowledge that she even held any animosity toward me. Luckily, the incident was resolved without too much […]
Talking to many new writers, I often hear, “I want my writing to be pure. I want my own voice…my own style. I purposely do not read other writers.” I could not agree less. Writers need to develop their own voice and style that is fresh and intriguing, but developing that voice through studying the […]