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Writer’s Tips & Tricks Day 20: Sex scenes….by Lila DiPasqua

Sex scenes….Key elements to writing a love scene that readers won’t want to skip by Lila DiPasqua  Let’s face it—writing a sex scene isn’t easy. First, you’ve got to forget about what your friends, family, or neighbors are going to think. There’s no way you can even begin to write a solid sex scene if you’re […]

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Writer’s Tips & Tricks Day 17 part a: Tips to Build in Emotional Stakes in Your Book by Jennifer Apodaca

Tips to Build in Emotional Stakes in Your Book  by Jennifer Apodaca (Also writes as Jennifer Lyon) The emotional stakes in a story will hook a reader and keep her invested in the book to the very end. An action-packed plot is fantastic—but all the action or twists in the world won’t keep the reader interested […]

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Writer’s Tips & Tricks Day 17 part b: Three Ways to Build Your Novel’s Foundation by Macy Beckett

Macy Beckett wanted to share a post that she wrote for NaNoWriMo on self-editing for beginners. Please check out her post about Three Ways to Build Your Novel’s Foundation HERE ***** Make sure to check out Macy’s up coming release Make you Remember Amazon| B&N Coming November 4, 2014 from Penguin Group Ten years ago, Beau Dumont […]

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Writer’s Tips & Tricks Day 22 part b: Creating Simple Timelines by Paige Tyler

Creating Simple Timelines by Paige Tyler When it comes to writing my stories, I always tried to put together an outline to work from. For most of my previous stuff, that outline was typically nothing more than a Word document in which I write out individual paragraphs to cover each big sequence in the book, then […]

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Writer’s Tips & Tricks Day 14 part b: Finding Inspiration to Write When You’d Rather do Laundry by Rebecca Zanetti

Finding Inspiration to Write When You’d Rather do Laundry–by Rebecca Zanetti Thanks to Kelly at Books-n-Kisses for this awesome month-long event, and thanks for including me! Anybody who thinks it’s easy being creative on demand is freaking crazy.  In addition, many people (who haven’t written a word yet) believe there’s a magical muse who sits […]

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Writer’s Tips & Tricks Day 14 part a: How my desk got a dent in it by Dani Harper

HOW MY DESK GOT A DENT IN IT – or The Importance of Editing by Dani Harper, Writing is one thing. Editing is another thing. Most of my career was spent in communications, including radio, newspaper and magazines. After that I did something totally crazy and began writing fiction. In August, I finished my […]

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