Writing Novels That Sell with Adrienne deWolfe

Book Marketing On the Air: Radio and #Podcast Tips for Writers #WriteTip #Indie #IAN

I just completed several rounds of podcast interviews to promote my Lady Law & The Gunslinger series of Western Romantic Suspense novels, so I’m offering these book marketing tips for writers who want to be “heard.” The following…

20 Tips for Writing Romance Heroines that Readers Can Admire

Readers buy Romance novels because they want to experience the vicarious thrill of falling in love -- and usually with a man who is just a wee bit too dangerous to risk loving in real life.  Romance novels are fantasies, after all.  What…
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Funny Animal Sidekicks Steal Hearts #Humor #RomanceNovels #AmWriting #99c

Written By Prince Rael the Magnificent (Transcribed by Adrienne deWolfe, aka “Minion”) Greetings, Humans! It is I, Prince Rael the Magnificent, writing on a subject that is near and dear to every (self-respecting) reader’s heart: …
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Literary Agents Reject Novels without a Subgenre @AdriennedeWolfe #Romance #Mystery #amwriting

“I’m writing a Mystery,” my writing student told me proudly. And I said, “Great!  Which sub-genre are you writing?” The student said, “Huh?” “You know.  Cozy, Caper, Police Procedural, Hard-boiled . . . “ My student…
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10 Gremlins of Writers Block Doom a Good Story #WIP #WriteTip #Humor

Are you making progress toward your writing goals today?  Or have you fallen victim to one of these 10 nefarious Gremlins from the shadowy realm of Writer's Block? 1. Mind Muncher This warty, pug-nosed menace chews up good inspiration…
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20 Tips for Writing Lovable Romance Novel Heroes for Women Readers #RomanceNovel #Writetip #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…

Brainstorming: The Dangers of Story Plotting in a Restaurant

  So there we sat, two innocent but extremely vocal writers, brainstorming the story plot of my Fantasy fiction in a restaurant.  We’ll call this eatery “Benny’s.” On this particular day, Patty had graciously agreed to reschedule…
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10 Fun Ways to Put the "Magic" Back in Writing

When I’m connected with my Writing Muse, all is “write” with the world.  My characters surprise me with new and better plot twists; cliff hangers magically present themselves at the end of every chapter; ideas transmute into sassy one-liners…

Newbie #Writing Fail: The Billion Character Book @AdriennedeWolfe #writetip #WIP #amwriting

One day, after I became a bestselling author, I dragged out the first manuscript I'd ever finished. Secretly, I had always believed that novel was the most wonderful story in the world. In my not-so-humble opinion, every New York editor who'…

Write #Villains: 10 Tips for #Writing Bad Guys Readers Luv 2 Hate @AdriennedeWolfe #writetip

I love, love LOVE villains!  What could be more fun than booing Darth Vadar?  Throwing popcorn at Dracula?  Or covering your eyes when Leatherface revs up his chainsaw? The ultimate fiction experience – be it a book or a movie – is…