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dolores-cullen's picture
Sep.07.2011
As I sit here contemplating how to begin, my thoughts drift back to an evening in Chicago quite a few years ago. We had discovered a new FM station a couple of days before, a lovely selection of classical music and a small number of tasteful commercials. It was the beginning of the great reputation...
saundra-mitchell's picture
Feb.08.2010
Now that the giddy rush of finishing my latest book is fading, I have to get back to work. One of the things I like to do while I'm waiting for comments from critique partners, and letting the book marinate in my head, is to take out all my cruft, crutches and repeats. Cruft is the filler that...
dale-estey's picture
Dec.05.2009
http://marg09.wordpress.com/ A Sample: 2. Charles Dickens said, “Make ‘em laugh, make ‘em cry, make ‘em wait.” He put “wait” at the end because it was crucial. (In any series of three, the third is the most important.) In terms I’ve picked up by playing with the boys: Drop the hankie early, but...
barry-eva's picture
Jun.05.2009
Final part of this five day blog to try and help authors and share some of the many things I’ve learned and wished I’d known before I started out on the published authors trail. VISIT: http://acrossthepond-storyheart.blogspot.com To read and I hope learn from today’s PART 5 of REVIEWS AND TIPS...
barry-eva's picture
Jun.03.2009
Part three of this five day blog to try and help authors and share some of the many things I’ve learned and wished I’d known before I started out on the published authors trail. VISIT: http://acrossthepond-storyheart.blogspot.com To read and I hope learn from today’s PART 3 of BOOK PROMOTION ON A...