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Rolling. Speed. Action. Cut! … Darn, Take Two! Rewriting and the Zen of Film / Author Daco Auffenorde

If the thing to remember when purchasing property is location, location, location, then the thing to remember when writing is…well…not writing at all.  It’s rewriting. Citing examples from Stephen King, Ernest Hemingway, Lisa Scottoline, Charlie Chaplin and others, author Daco … Continue reading

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The Checks Are Coming In: Why I Self-Published My Book and How I Did It / Author Helen Haught Fanick

Sometimes authors wonder when and if they should self-publish a book.  Author Helen Haught Fanick, a traditionally published author, had the same concerns.  As our Guest Blogger this week, Helen shares with us the decision to self-publish a book she … Continue reading

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Agents Talk About What They Like And What They Don’t

Should I send cookies with my manuscript?  Should I write my query on glittery paper in beautiful purple ink?  When you say my manuscript doesn’t meet your needs, is that a secret code for “this book reeks”?  What are agents … Continue reading

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Five Great Reasons to Attend Killer Nashville / Author Maggie Toussaint

There’s nothing like a writing-based conference to fire up a writer. The undeniable buzz of energy, excitement, and glittery dreams is like channeling sheer inspiration. When I attend writing conferences, I come home revitalized and ready to write like a … Continue reading

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