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Judging a Book By Its Cover finishing up Part 3. The last cover.

Hello, hello, hello! Guess what? We only have one cover for this last post. So let’s welcome Robert K. Blechman author of Executive Severance Executive Severance is a send-up of the noir genre of mystery fiction and I needed a book jacket that conveyed the tension of the suspense/mystery novel while at the same time signaling that this …

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Guest Post By Dannie Hill

A writer’s world can be a lonely place as my guest host Dannie Hill will tell you. When writer’s sit down to write, they are transformed in a matter of minutes to other worlds and that can be hard on family and friends. It’s important to have a strong support system. Many times a writer …

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Guest Bloggers

Want to be a guest Blogger? Have some great writing tips to share? A favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe maybe? Read a good book? Seen a great movie? Or want to share a funny story about your kids or dogs? Maybe you just got back from a great vacation in? And have some great photos …

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Taking a Break

 No not from blogging but from reading. I have started writing the second book in “Chris’ Journey” which will be titled, “A Corner For Life”  “A Corner for Life” is a story that has been in my head for a long time. Were talking 15 years or so. My reason for not reading? Well… I …

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I’m Terrified!

Do you have doubts about your writing? I do! I don’t doubt my stories, or my characters, or even my dialogue, but my writing ability and putting it all together, publishing it, and then having others read it…Oh my gosh! I was reading Criminal Minds A virtual Panel’s blog this morning and he talked about …

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STOP! Let Me Off This Merry-Go-Round!

Could you imagine riding in this on the carousel? I’ll let you come up with your own comments! You write and write that first draft. You put your heart and soul into it. You give your characters personalities and unique traits. They have voices and they talk to you and each other. There’s descriptions, dialogues, …

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Books I Recommend

Good Morning and Happy Memorial Day weekend. First  a thank you to all of our soldiers out there fighting for our freedom. May God Bless you and keep you safe. Second,I am not very good at giving reviews. People will ask me, “So, what was the book about?” UHHH?? Yeah I know I am horrible …

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WE WANT REVIEWS!

At first the title was going to be “Analyzing Reviews” Then I thought, “The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly Reviews. Or how about, “Leave a review after the end of the book…BEEEEEPP…. We all want reviews. We all want good reviews, but did you know that even a bad review can help sell your …

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I’m Still Learning

Good morning and Happy Monday! This past week has had my emotions running the gamut, from slightly depressed (Maybe just feeling sorry for myself is a better way to put it) to Euphoria. And believe it or not, with each step and each emotion I have learned some new things along the way. Come May …

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Dialogue Or Monologue

I just finished reading the post at Word Serve Water Cooler and knew I had to write my own post so I wouldn’t clutter up their’s with my long monologue! You can find their post here http://wordservewatercooler.com/2012/03/26/do-you-hear-the-voices/ I encourage you to stop by and check it out, you won’t be disappointed. Okay, now on to …

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