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Quick Link: How to Write Superior Sex Scenes: Ignite Your Readers & Burn Them to Ash

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. So not to share TMI but Mr. Paula and I have a lovely marriage so when I have encountered some hot scenes in books lately and found myself skipping over them, well I thought it was just me. Turns out Cait Reynolds posting […]

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Quick Link: That All-Important First Line

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. The first line of your book can grab the reader and set the tone for your whole story! At Rachelle Gardner‘s site, she goes over what makes a great first line! ~ * ~ That All-Important First Line by Rachelle Gardner Let’s […]

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Quick Link: 5 steps To Building A Successful Author Platform Before you Publish: Donna Galanti

Quick Link: 5 steps To Building A Successful Author Platform Before you Publish: Donna Galanti

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. When is the best time to start marketing your book and looking for an audience? Before you even start writing it! Head on over to the Self Publishing Advice Center of ALLI and find great ideas for building your author platform or […]

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Quick Link: 14 Facebook Live Ideas for Authors

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. So you know how I always talk about baby steps. Well doing a Facebook Live event is too much of a big step for me, but if you are braver than I am or further along in your journey then Rachelle Gardner […]

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Quick Link: Want To Win NaNoWriMo This Year? 7 Tips On Writing And Productivity

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. How are you doing with your NaNo words? Even if you are not writing with NaNo this year, everyone can use tips on writing and productivity all year round! So head on over to The Creative Penn and check it out! ~ […]

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Quick Link: 5 Huge Mistakes Ruining the Romantic Relationships in Your Book

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Hallelujah and Amen! I know this is about romantic relationships so it might not apply to everyone but I feel what Bella Pope is preaching. I see so many books with obviously unhealthy attitudes about sex and relationships that I had to share […]

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Quick Link: How to Add Depth to Your Protagonist by Angela Ackerman

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Even though this article by Angela Ackerman is from Romance University, it’s wise words are for every genre of writer. After all who doesn’t need more depth to their characters. Check it out! ~ * ~ How to Add Depth to Your […]

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Quick Link: How Pinterest Can Help Writers Write Better

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. I love Pinterest. It is a great place for inspiration and help. Just be warned, it is very addictive and very easy to lose a lot of time there. At Live Write Thrive, guest poster Piers Golden shares how Pinterest can help […]

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Quick Link: Make The Most Of A Scene Through The Senses – With A Simple List

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. This is one of those ideas who simplicity is brilliant!  At Writers Write Anthony Ehlers shares a simple list that you can use to get the most of out of using your senses to really bring the reader into the scene. ~ […]

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Quick Link: Herd Your CATS

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Of course, we are not talking about literal cats, more literary CATS. Or as James Scott Bell at Kill Zone describes it “Character Alone Thinking Scenes”.  While these types of scenes can be very powerful, they do have to be used at the […]

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Quick Link: The Do's and Don'ts of Naming Characters

Quick Link: The Do’s and Don’ts of Naming Characters

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. This is so cool I had to share it! At well-storied, Kristen Kieffer hosts a Twitter chat group that discusses all kind of things writing. This particular example is about naming characters and she has a transcript because we can’t build a […]

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Quick Link: When Does a Writer Rest? It’s Time to Talk About Self-Care

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. You know how much I love self care articles and with today being the first day of NaNoWriMo, a time when people go crazy writing, that this article from The Write Life would be perfect! ~ * ~ When Does a Writer […]

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Quick Link: 5 Writing Tips: Harlan Coben

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. This is a short but good post at Publishers Weekly by bestselling author Harlan Coben. It amused me but still good words to write by. ~ * ~ 5 Writing Tips: Harlan Coben Working off my Rule 3, I’m going to skip […]

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Quick Link: 5 Tips for Creating Believable Fictional Languages

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Today’s offering is a little selective – it’s for people who want to incorporate a fictional language into their story. Fictional languages have really grown with there now being professionals who do nothing but create fake languages. But that sounds expensive and […]

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Quick Link: How to Build a Personal Brand While Staying Authentic to Your Craft

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. This is the hard part about being an author as opposed to a writer. You have to market yourself. That is hard, a lot of us (me included) have a hard time connecting socially on the web and think of marketing as […]

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