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It’s an absolute must. If you want to sell your book to the masses, you have to get out there and publicize it. You need to be on the radio, in magazines and newspapers and on TV. The more the public hears … Continue reading

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  For years my first book sat in a drawer, never getting past Chapter Three. I had edited those chapters until there was no more to do. I was stuck. Then, someone told me about National Novel Writing Month. NaNoWriMo … Continue reading

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Being the author of three published books, I have done more book signings than I can count. When I first started, the pressure of succeeding overwhelmed me. My publisher, Evan Swensen of Publication Consultants, helped to calm and focus me … Continue reading

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I love dialogue between characters. For this author, dialogue is the most fun part of writing. This is the way I, and most other authors, advance a book’s storyline. That said, no interesting book is written without description. Yet description … Continue reading

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Characters are the backbone of every story. It follows that they must be developed. More, they must be believable. So, how do I develop believable characters, you ask? Here’s a list of ideas:                 Research your characters. You can do … Continue reading

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