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The art of SPAM

I struggle with the business side of a lot of things. I don’t like the business of church, and I’m discovering I don’t like the business side of selling books. I’m learning that writing a novel and publishing a novel … Continue reading

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How to Query in a Sea of Literary Agents

Writing a query letter takes as much patience as it does practice. It is a frustrating, yet critical piece to the publishing world. It is a piece that I am still trying to master…and from what I have learned, I … Continue reading

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Notecard Plotting

Do you always know what your book is going to be about? Maybe you know most of the characters or the basic plot. Maybe you spend months laboring over an extensive outline. Brett Easton Ellis said the outline for IMPERIAL … Continue reading

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Hesitation will get you killed.

So I have been at this “blog” for a month now. I am overwhelmed at the loving support I have received from my “real life” friends and my “virtual friends.” When you go public with your dream, it is amazing … Continue reading

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9 Frequently Asked Questions About Query Letters

9 Frequently Asked Questions About Query Letters By: Chuck Sambuchino on Sep 24 2012 When contacting agents, the query process isn’t as simple as “Just keep e-mailing until something good happens.” There are ins, outs, strange situations, unclear scenarios, and … Continue reading

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Renewing your Mind

I am going to my book club breakfast and we are studying this light and fluffy book on dealing with emotions. I am usually hesitant when it comes to the “self-help” section of the bookstore, but I didn’t choose it. … Continue reading

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TERMINAL FROST Query

This week I have been working on polishing my second novel. It has been completed for a few years, but in true author fashion, I constantly change and edit the manuscript, as all obsessed writers do. Here is the current … Continue reading

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Writers Should BE the Poetry Hollie Queener (Great Post Tuesday)

Writers Should BE the Poetry Hollie Queener (Great Post Tuesday).

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Bret Easton Ellis

I’ve told you about my fascination with horror movies and my obsession with music, but I have not talked much about the obvious…the writers who have directed this journey. I would be amiss not to include BOOKS on blog about … Continue reading

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Rejection is Protection

“Rejection is God’s Protection” I saw this quote on a friend’s Facebook page, and it has spoken to me several times over the last couple of days. Rejection is difficult, wether it is in education, sports, friendship, or love. We … Continue reading

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