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Gather Ye Rosebuds: What Stubborn Weeds and Good Writing Have in Common

Filed in Writing Tips by on July 11, 2016 6 Comments
Gather Ye Rosebuds: What Stubborn Weeds and Good Writing Have in Common

Many authors believe that only bad writers need editing and revision. I can assure you, that idea is false. Every author needs editing; savvy writers actually get it. Here’s why: The process of writing is quite a bit like having a big backyard. I can plant beautiful, bountiful blooms. I can water them. I can watch […]

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5 Infographics Every Writer Should See—The Fiction Edition!

Filed in Author Inspirations by on June 29, 2016 0 Comments
5 Infographics Every Writer Should See—The Fiction Edition!

Writing fictional narratives is tricky business; you are building entire people from scratch, and sometimes even entire worlds or universes. Time, sensory details, emotions, and plot all have to work together and seem effortless—even though writing it that way is anything but. When it comes to writing fiction, everyone can use a little help sometimes. […]

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The Best Books to Read for Summer 2016

Filed in From the Desk of... by on June 27, 2016 1 Comment
The Best Books to Read for Summer 2016

Do you know what’s synonymous with summer vacation? Summer reading. No, not the boring list you received from your high school English teacher that you needed to complete before returning to school in September. I’m talking about no-obligation, fun, summer books that are meant to be enjoyed by a pool, on the beach, or in […]

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On Fathers Day: How God Uses Neckties and Tea Cups To Love on His Children

Filed in From the Desk of... by on June 17, 2016 12 Comments
On Fathers Day: How God Uses Neckties and Tea Cups To Love on His Children

This weekend we will once again honor our fathers on Fathers Day. Like many of you, I will hear expressions of love from my own children, while also reaching out to my own dad. It is a wonderful day full of love and admiration. Recently, as I was getting dressed for a wedding and working on a […]

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10 Steps For Starting Your Author Blog

Filed in Marketing Your Book by on June 8, 2016 8 Comments
10 Steps For Starting Your Author Blog

Last month we talked about why every author should have a blog, and your response to that post was huge. We consistently received the same question in response: “How do I start a blog?” There are lots and lots of resources out there for newbies who want to start a blog, but to get you […]

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