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Bisexual Character: Why Write One? @barbcaffrey #amediting #author

Or, Why Elaine is a Bisexual Character in Changing Faces by Guest Author Barb Caffrey — When Kayelle Allen and I talked about a guest blog in support of my new LGBT-friendly novel, Changing Faces, I wasn’t sure at first … Continue reading

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Is it right to quit? 10 times it’s ok #author #entrepreneur

The question, “Is it right to quit?” seems to require a “No!” in response. But does it? Not if you are quitting for the right reasons. Here are ten times it’s okay (and perhaps advisable) to quit. When is it … Continue reading

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SciFi on Veterans Day? Why not? #Veterans #SciFi #NerdaCon

In 2016, Veterans Day is Nov 11th which is also the first day of NerdaCon in Columbus, GA. As a US Navy veteran myself, I celebrate this holiday. This year, I’ll be celebrating it at NerdaCon as a guest author. … Continue reading

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The problem with a bad #bookreview 7 things to remember

The problem with a bad book review is accepting it as truth. It’s not. Seven things to keep in mind when reviews don’t go as you’d hoped. Do you have a book review problem? Someone gave the book you spent … Continue reading

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University for Romance Writers @RomanceUniv #MFRWauthor

University for Romance Writers I’m proud to announce I’ve been invited to join Romance University as a regular contributor. I’ll be sharing posts about various aspects of marketing and writing. Romance University is dedicated to helping writers establish and advance … Continue reading

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Tropes as Elements in Fantasy and #Scifi @MelissaSnark #IAN1

Tropes are literary themes that recur across a genre. Think of tropes as the ‘brilliant detective’ of murder mysteries or ‘the virginal heroine’ in Regency romances. Tropes are more than character descriptions, however. They can relate to plot as well. Films … Continue reading

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