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Writing Tip – Patience, Grasshopper – Let it Marinate #awriting

I want to share with you a lesson I learned from a very wise young man.  My 20 year old son.  He is quite the visionary attending the University of Florida, hoping to eventually enter the film industry.  Very often he reviews … 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 – When To Use Prologues #amwriting

I was having this discussion with a fellow author today and thought it would be a great topic for my next tip.  To help my discussion along I looked up the definition of Prologue on http://www.dictionary.com.  This is what they have … Continue reading

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Sittin’ On The Porch With Kelly – Author Ralph Peluso – It’s All About the Journey

Hey Folks. I’m a little late getting this one out today but it will be worth the wait. This afternoon I’m sittin’ on the porch with Author Ralph Peluso.  He shares with us his journey through writing and what he’s … Continue reading

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Sittin’ On The Porch With Kelly – Author Frank Allan Rogers – Editing Your Own Work

I am so thrilled to have Author and Editor Frank Allan Rogers back on my porch. I’ve worked with Frank for years and highly respect his advice. Today, over sweet tea and crumpets, we are talking about editing your own. … Continue reading

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Brush Up On The Basics #amwriting

I recently read Steven King’s On Writing.  In a section of the book called Tool Box, he talks about basic grammar.  This is something that I really hadn’t given much thought to as I always thought I had a good grasp of … Continue reading

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Sittin’ On The Porch With Kelly – Author Din Ka – My Journey From Screenplays to Novels

Good Morning Y’all! Yep, it’s that time again. It’s just gorgeous on the porch this morning. In fact, it’s downright hot! I’m sitting here with Author Din Ka, and between flaps of the fan I’m holding and chugs of sweet … Continue reading

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Sound Editing Advice #amwriting

Saw this picture on Facebook today and thought your would enjoy it. Some good advice! 🙂 http://www.kellyabellbooks.com

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To Self-Publish Or Not To Self-Publish #amwriting

I thought I’d take a moment to share with you what I’ve learned about authors who choose to self publish instead of going with a traditional or small press publisher. I think there are pro’s and cons to both sides, … Continue reading

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Notes From My Editor – Lessons Learned #amwriting

Looking back on working with my editor for Mara’s Passion, a few things came up that I wanted to share with you. No matter how long you’ve been writing you always learn something new when you go through the editing … Continue reading

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