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2 days left to nominate MASS PRIMARY for Publication

Nominate MASS PRIMARY on KindleScout, and if selected for publication, receive a FREE! ebook: https://kindlescout.amazon.com/p/2DGR84RNEU107  (Available for purchase early 2018.) Book 1, TRANSMUTED, is available now at $.99 until 12/31/17  https://amazon.com/dp/B01MQWZ6YA   Advertisements

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Woot! Woot! MASS PRIMARY is up for nomination on KindleScout

MASS PRIMARY (Dark Landing series book 2) is completed and the KindleScout campaign was launched today. Check it out, and if you enjoy the preview, please nominate the manuscript for publication. While a high number of nominations won’t secure a contract, … Continue reading

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Chapter Titles: A Major (Free) Marketing Tool

If you’re like me, you don’t expend a lot of writing sweat over chapter titles. According to the stats, around 50% of authors simply number their chapters. Well, I’ve been schooled; chapter titles are a marketing bonanza. And free, and … Continue reading

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TWO COOL THINGS . . .

I received two newsletters recently, each with an interesting idea that I thought was cool: If you aren’t already subscribed, read and subscribe at  https://www.goodreads.com/blog/ Excerpt from Goodreads Believes in Book Fairies – and You Can, Too  “. . . . … Continue reading

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Excerpt From: GRAMMAR FOR PEOPLE WHO HATE RULES by Kathleen A. Watson

Yours, Mine and Ours: Individual vs. Joint Possession When two people jointly own something, placing the apostrophe can be tricky. The dilemma: one apostrophe or two? I stopped by Brad and Kim’s house. I stopped by Brad’s and Kim’s house. … Continue reading

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$.99¢ PROMO ENDS TODAY (8/31)! TRANSMUTED

$.99¢ PROMO ENDS TODAY (8/31)! TRANSMUTED: Space just got complicated. https://amazon.com/dp/B01MQWZ6YA #amwriting #amreading #scifi

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TELL VS. SHOW: USE IT—BUT DON’T ABUSE IT

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about “Show don’t tell.” (Maybe not as much as my editor thinks about it, but that’s another blog.) And I’ve reached the conclusion that sometimes the adage is over-stressed. Sometimes telling is better than … Continue reading

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