Sep
11
2014
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Book Review: Eleanor The Unseen by Johnny Worthen

Written by Ann Marie Meyers

Book Review of paranormal / horror book by Johnny Worthen - 'Eleanor The Unseen'

Oct
9
2012
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READER EMPATHY: Catch It. Keep it

Written by Angela Ackerman

Making readers care is the HOLY GRAIL for writers! Here's 5 tips to building empathy, bonding readers to your characters.

Jun
13
2013
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Characters Are Developing All The Time

Written by Mooderino

A reader follows a plot by the changes that occur in a character’s life.

Dec
15
2012
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What To Do BEFORE Revising A Nano Novel

Written by Angela Ackerman

Many writers worry their NANO book is too scary to revise...not so! All that is lacking is a plan. Here's a road map to start you on the path.

May
2
2013
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X-Factor That Sells Books

Written by Mooderino

Working out exactly what it is that lifts one book above the crowd is not so obvious.

Oct
7
2011
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Dealing with Critiques - the 30-40-30 Rule

Written by angelaquarles

30% of the people are going to like you no matter what, 30% will not like you no matter what, it's the 40% in the middle you need to worry about. How to apply this to critiques.

Mar
28
2013
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Sakina Murdock author of Autotherapy is probably a villain

Written by Johnny Worthen

I interview English author Sakina Murdock about her book Autotherapy, living in Cumbria and being English, birthplace of villainy.

Nov
2
2011
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You Say Tomato, I Say Tomahto - The Challenge of Multiple POVs

Written by angelaquarles

The method I used to ensure that my hero (living in 1834) sounded nothing like my heroine (modern-day American)

Jan
31
2013
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Pet Peeves: Supposably

Written by ML Swift

Supposably vs. Supposedly: Here's the skinny on which to use and when. Hint: It's never "supposably."

Feb
10
2012
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Start Now, Not Later

Written by David Powers King

If you've thought about writing but haven't started yet, now is the time. A post from the events of LTUE 30.

Apr
17
2012
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Inspiring Dialogue

Written by Nick Hight

Have you ever come across dialogue that is meant to be inspiring, but just isn't? Found yourself cringing at a writer's attempt to be insightful? Here's how to avoid that in your own writing.

Nov
16
2011
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Self-editing Switch: When to Turn It Off

Written by CNHolmberg

Why editing while you draft could butcher you creativity--taken from Kristen Lamb.