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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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Zodiac Facts about the Water Sign Cancer  Symbol:   Crab Element:   Water Polarity:   Negative Quality:   Cardinal Ruling Planet:   Moon Ruling House:   Fourth Spirit Color:   Violet Lucky Gem:   Ruby, pearl Flower:   Orchid and white rose Top Love Matches:   Taurus & Pisces Key Traits:   Intuitive, emotional, intelligent, passionate The Motto:   “I feel, therefore I am.” The Cancer Personality …

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                Here are 11 secrets to keep in mind as you breathe life into your characters through description that Rebecca finds to be very important in writing descriptively. Description that relies solely on physical attributes too often turns into what Janet Burroway calls the “all-points bulletin.” When we …

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                  Jenna Sweet was taking a walk back in time. It was now mid-afternoon, sunny and warm. A slight breeze rustled through the trees. A dog barked in the distance. She walked along the side walk, not really aware of where she was headed. Jenna guessed it …

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How to Write Better Stories Posted by Melissa Donovan on April 12, 2018  https://www.writingforward.com/storytelling/how-to-write-better-stories Melissa writes with a wealth of knowledge about how to write better, stronger, and more interesting stories that will capture your reader. Each example gives the writer something to think about and perhaps, will improve each story you want to write or are …

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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 what garners a gushing ovation or blistering takedown …

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Originally posted on BOOKS FROM DUSK TILL DAWN:
Firstly I wish to thank Katie Sunley of Penguin Random House for inviting me to read the second book in this amazing series. BOOK DESCRIPTION The magical adventure begun in The Bear and the Nightingale continues as brave Vasya, now a young woman, is forced to choose…