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Unsolicited Writing Tip: Delete Your First Chapter

It’s all in the title. Just go do it. Find someone you trust who hasn’t read your book yet and give them a copy that does not include the first chapter and see what they say. There’s a strong possibility … Continue reading

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How To Self Publish: Read Your Book Out Loud

I wish I would have done this sooner. No doubt this is advice you have heard before. I have heard it before but until very recently I never did anything about it. I scoffed at the thought. There is no … Continue reading

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Hard Truths About Self Publishing: You Didn’t Edit Enough

There’s a switch that turns on when people are reviewing self published books. If they see even one grammatical or formatting mistake they will make sure they mention it in the review. “Good book. Could have used a good thorough … Continue reading

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Writing Goals 2016

I have two writing goals this year. Make a profit on The Ronos Trilogy. Finish the next book and get it ready to shop around. Easy enough. It’s only two things. I have all year to do only two things. No big … Continue reading

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Aunt Bertha Syndrome

I hadn’t thought about this before but now I feel obligated to share this with you. I got this from Booklocker FAQ page. Before you read it I would just like to say that you will not hurt my feelings … Continue reading

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