Once Upon a Time….

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“Entertaining humans for cheese is a bit daft really, but cheese is cheese!” Wise words from Sam: a smart, talented, handsome, and very entertaining Collie, who, in my opinion, is the spitting image of Lassie. Author, Sally Cronin writes through the eyes of her beloved Collie, Sam. It is a poignant, funny, and oh so …

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                    This mystical story is bound to capture your heart. Abigale Forester is only fourteen years old, recently orphaned, and has been sent to live with her Aunt Magnolia Forester, a woman she has never met, and is now her legal Guardian. Abigale was born with …

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A Summary of K.M. Weiland’s  “Write Like a Master” I posted this in 2014 and I realized it was definitely worth posting again! I keep coming back to K.M.’s 10 factors that are simple to remember and key elements in any writing, be it fiction or non-fiction. My summary of K.M. Weiland’s excellent article presented …

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THE IMITATION GAME: Learning How to Be a Copycat! In Writer’s Digest magazine this month, I was stopped in my tracks, when I saw this article by Karen Krumpak. I thought…What? But then reading on, I realized that this is what artists do all the time. The apprentice artists are required to copy their “Master’s …

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A Review of French on English – A Guide to Writing Better Essays   by author Charles F. French French on English – A Guide to Writing Better Essays,  is an essential tool for writing, that you will keep on your desk, as I do, for easy reference when writing a resume, a college essay or …

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                An excerpt from: Paul Goat Allen | March 12, 2018, Writer’s Digest. Paul Goat Allen has worked as a genre fiction book critic and written thousands of reviews for companies like BarnesandNoble.com, Publishers Weekly, the Chicago Tribune and Kirkus Reviews. Novelists live and die by reviews yet uncovering …

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3 Fiction Lead Magnet Ideas at  https://buildbookbuzz.com/ Posted on July 18, 2018 by Sandra Beck with fiction lead magnet   “Lead magnet” is a marketing term for the gift you give readers as an incentive to add themselves to your email list. Think of it as an ethical bribe. This isn’t optional. To get people to …

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