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Fiction Writing Blues: Why Editors Reject Novels #writing #fiction #romance #paranormal

  Why do book editors reject novels?      As a book writing coach, I answer that question a lot when folks want to know how to polish their fiction-writing after a rejection.  As strange as it may seem, even good book writing gets rejected sometimes.  In the Western genre, for instance, the bottom fell out of the […]

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Cooking Up a Seduction: Cover Reveal #contemporary #romance #ebook #womansfiction

Check out the sassy new contemporary Romance by Jenna Bayley-Burke and enter her giveaway to win in the Rafflecopter box, below! WARNING : Indulge at your own risk! Cravings for exotic fruit, decadent delights, erotic fashion & steaming hot nights of pleasure have been reported. Love never tasted so sweet… Sexy venture capitalist Cameron Price […]

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Tips for Writing Sizzling Romantic Suspense Novels #Writetip #Writing #Romance #Mystery #Suspense

Welcome Author Mickey J. Corrigan, whose guest column today offers tips for writing Romantic Suspense novels that keep readers on the edge of their seats! Mickey’s fans have compared her debut novel, Sugar Babies, with the works of Jackie Collins and Shirley Conran. Mickey likes to think of Sugar Babies as “a blue martini with […]

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20 Tips for Writing Lovable Romance Novel Heroes for Women Readers #Romance #Writing #Writetip #Novel #Selfpub

  Before I share today’s 20 Tips for Writing Lovable Romance Novel Heroes, let’s look at what keeps your target audience buying books in a $1.36 billion market that has dominated the world’s fiction paperback sales for more than 30 years.  (Learn more in my bestselling ebook series, The Secrets to Getting Your Romance Novel Published.) […]

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Secrets of a Bestselling Author: How to Become a Writing Machine #writing #writetip #selfpub #humor

So you want to become a writing machine? You want to write more content for your novel every day? Excellent plan! The more you write, the more books you’ll have to sell. If you sell more books, you can drive more creditors away from your door. (One can hope, anyway.) In this era of the […]

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The Writer Fail: When Writing Workshops Lead to Procrastination

The conversation went something like this: Aspiring Author:  I’ve signed up for another writing workshop.  Big name teacher.  Spent a lot of money.   I’m going to meet all these really cool best-selling authors.  Ya-dah. Ya-dah.   Me:  That’s great!  So.  How’s the novel coming? Aspiring Author:  Oh.  (clears throat) Well, I’m rewriting the beginning — again. […]

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ePublishing from a Publisher’s Perspective: Nina Paules, CEO

  Note from Adrienne deWolfe:  I’m thrilled to welcome today’s guest columnist, my publisher’s very own CEO: Nina Paules, founder of ePublishing Works. Here’s your chance to ask lots of questions (via the Comments Section) of an industry professional who know’s digital publishing inside and out! EPublishing Works, which is headquartered in Pennsylvania, tripled in […]

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Pseudonyms: How to Choose a Pen Name for Novel Writing

Pseudonyms abound in writing circles.  What doesn’t abound is clear and insightful advice on how to choose the best pen name for a long-term career in novel writing. Let’s have some fun.  Check out the names of these genre fiction authors:  Robin Hobb, Stephen King, Jack Higgins, Rebecca Brandewyne, Issac Asimov, Barbara Michaels, Alistair MacLean, Eboni Snoe . […]

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How to Write a Novel as a Collaborative Team

How to Write a Novel as a Collaborative Team Put one or two fiction writers in the same room, and ultimately, somebody poses the question:  “Wouldn’t it be great if we could collaborate as a writing team?” But how exactly does a “team” of authors write a book?  Ghostwriting for a Publisher Books are often […]

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Facebook Apps for Writers: Market Your Book to More Readers

If you’re still learning your way around Facebook, you may not be aware that you can add some nifty author apps to your Fan Page — apps that can help you market your books. These apps are super-easy to install. The vast majority require no website design experience and will take you less than 10 […]

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