Monthly Archives: May 2015

Writing Tip – Sometimes Simple is Best #amwriting

I’m sitting on the porch alone this morning sipping coffee and reflecting on the book I just finished reading. The title is Hearts Awakening by Delia Parr. I admit when I picked up the book and read the back cover, … Continue reading

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Writing Tip – Stuck on a Scene? Try Changing POV #amwriting

While working on a novel, I got stuck on a scene.  It wasn’t going in the direction I wanted, my characters were two tough guys and were sounding like whiny children, and I just couldn’t get it to work.  My son, an aspiring film … Continue reading

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Sittin’ On The Porch With Kelly – Author Leigh Michaels – Top Five Ways Historical Writers Go Wrong #amwriting

I am so excited today! I’ve set out the nicest paper plates, made a fresh pot of sweet tea and even tried my hand at some scones. They’re hard as bricks but maybe Leigh won’t notice. (Never claimed to be … Continue reading

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Writing Tip – More on Character Development #amwriting

I was conversing with a fellow author last night and the subject of character development came up.  We talked about how we developed our characters with full profiles before we even began to write our novels.  I have about a … Continue reading

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Marketing Effectiveness: What’s Worked For Me #amwriting #bookpromotion

In all the years I’ve been an author and involved in the publishing business, I’ve tried just about every form of marketing. I’ve done online marketing through Twitter, Facebook, Goodreads, Google+, Pinterest and more. I’ve done virtual blog tours and … Continue reading

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Writing Historical Fiction – Some Tips #amwriting

Good Morning, My current work in progress is my first attempt at writing historical fiction. I must say it is far more complicated and involved than I possibly could have imagined. Recently, I was fortunate enough to participate on a … Continue reading

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Dealing with Plot Problems #amwriting

In trolling around the internet I often read other articles about writing. One can never learn enough about improving one’s craft. I found a series of articles that I’d like to share with you. They were written by Author Therin … Continue reading

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