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Author Reviews: Bane or Blessing?

Author Reviews:  Bane or Blessing? By Bill Ward Let’s face it Reviews are scary! Especially for a brand new author publishing his first book and full of doubt whether he is completely off his head expecting strangers to pay to read his book. (Yes that was me!) Every positive Review helps build confidence in your […]

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#Authors Wanted: Interviewing Writers for Reader eZine on #Writing #Romance #Fantasy #Suspense #YALit

What’s your bestseller’s secret?  Your writing tip?  Your sage advice to fiction writers who are trying to sell their novel and break into publishing? Inquiring minds want to know!  And if you contact me with your idea, I just might feature you in my new column, Bestseller’s Secret, for a popular eZine! That’s right:  I’m now […]

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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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Writing Tips: How to Stand Out in a Crowded Genre

Whether you write Mystery, Romance, Fantasy, or some other genre, you’ll find the writing tips in today’s guest post invaluable!   Please help me welcome award-winning author, Lois Winston, whose heroine-sleuth was dubbed by Kirkus Reviews: “North Jersey’s more mature answer to Stephanie Plum.”  Lois is the author of the Anastasia Pollack Crafting Mystery Series. […]

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Crime Fiction: How Mystery Writers Pen a Chilling Read (Pt 3)

(Part 3 in the 3-part series, Crime Fiction:  How Mystery Writers Pen a Chilling Read) While Mystery writers are the undisputed masters of the literary device known as suspense, writers of other popular fiction genres (Romance, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Thrillers, Westerns and Horror) can benefit by incorporating suspense into their “writers toolbox.” In Part I and Part […]

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Crime Fiction: How Mystery Writers Pen a Chilling Read (Pt 2)

(Part 2 in the 3-part series, Crime Fiction:  How Mystery Writers Pen a Chilling Read) Even if you aren’t writing Crime Fiction, you can learn how to write an edge-of-your-seat read by studying how Mystery writers incorporate suspense into their scenes.  In Part 1 of this series, we discussed 3 best practices used in Mystery novels […]

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Crime Fiction: How Mystery Writers Pen a Chilling Read (Pt 1)

Crime fiction is wildly popular.  Writing novels with spine-tingling action requires Mystery writers to study the literary device known as suspense.  Even if you aren’t writing novels for the Crime Fiction market, your Romance, Fantasy, Thriller, Western, Horror and Science Fiction novels can benefit from tips on how to write suspense.  So in Part I of this 3-Part Series, […]

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